malcolm jones

malcolm jones

Scotland / My interests are mainly non-religious European art from the late MA to c1700. email: malcmjones1@gmail.com [photo: Cambridge,1973 - aged 20!]
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PRAYE YOV TAKE HEEDE OF THE SHEETS -- A Late 17th Century English Brass Warming Pan. The decorative domed brass lid with inscription;

PRAYE YOV TAKE HEEDE OF THE SHEETS -- A Late 17th Century English Brass Warming Pan. The decorative domed brass lid with inscription;

earliest dated English warming-pan known to me -- central griffin and date 1600 -- sold Christies 3rd November 1999, lot 742

earliest dated English warming-pan known to me -- central griffin and date 1600 -- sold Christies 3rd November 1999, lot 742

Dutch, 1634. VREDE EN EENDRACHT STAET ALLEEN IN GODES MACHT 1634 [peace and unity are in the might of God alone] -- sold Christies 23rd January 2008, lot 281

Dutch, 1634. VREDE EN EENDRACHT STAET ALLEEN IN GODES MACHT 1634 [peace and unity are in the might of God alone] -- sold Christies 23rd January 2008, lot 281

HERCVLES RYDING VPON A LYON 1629  -- sold Christies 20/21 January 2009

HERCVLES RYDING VPON A LYON 1629 -- sold Christies 20/21 January 2009

The Selly Manor 'Nobody' warming-pan. Undated, but with the 'usual' perimeter inscription: WHO BURND THE BED NOBODY. The image of Nobody is rather worn -- the pan has obviously seen good service in its time! IMAGE WILL BLOW UP WELL ENABLING ONE TO MAKE OUT THE MAIN ELEMENTS OF THE DESIGN (including hat with feather on his head) My thanks to Daniel Callicott for the image.

The Selly Manor 'Nobody' warming-pan. Undated, but with the 'usual' perimeter inscription: WHO BURND THE BED NOBODY. The image of Nobody is rather worn -- the pan has obviously seen good service in its time! IMAGE WILL BLOW UP WELL ENABLING ONE TO MAKE OUT THE MAIN ELEMENTS OF THE DESIGN (including hat with feather on his head) My thanks to Daniel Callicott for the image.

The Selly Manor 'Nobody' warming-pan. Undated, but with the 'usual' perimeter inscription: WHO BURND THE BED NOBODY. The image of Nobody is rather worn -- the pan has obviously seen good service in its time! IMAGE WILL BLOW UP WELL ENABLING ONE TO MAKE OUT THE MAIN ELEMENTS OF THE DESIGN (including hat with feather on his head) My thanks to Daniel Callicott for the image.

The Selly Manor 'Nobody' warming-pan. Undated, but with the 'usual' perimeter inscription: WHO BURND THE BED NOBODY. The image of Nobody is rather worn -- the pan has obviously seen good service in its time! IMAGE WILL BLOW UP WELL ENABLING ONE TO MAKE OUT THE MAIN ELEMENTS OF THE DESIGN (including hat with feather on his head) My thanks to Daniel Callicott for the image.

HECTOR PRINCE OF TROYE 1640 -- possibly implying the existence of a Nine Worthies set? Hector is one of the Three Pagans -- cf. PREVIOUS

HECTOR PRINCE OF TROYE 1640 -- possibly implying the existence of a Nine Worthies set? Hector is one of the Three Pagans -- cf. PREVIOUS

DAVID KING OVER ISRAELL 1653 -- possibly implying the existence of a Nine Worthies set? David is one of the Three Jews -- cf. NEXT

DAVID KING OVER ISRAELL 1653 -- possibly implying the existence of a Nine Worthies set? David is one of the Three Jews -- cf. NEXT

St George & the dragon [just about the only saint tolerated in post-Reformation England! Oddly misidentified in the literature as "horse and rider"!] Inscription: FEAR GOD AND OBAY THE KING 1615

St George & the dragon [just about the only saint tolerated in post-Reformation England! Oddly misidentified in the literature as "horse and rider"!] Inscription: FEAR GOD AND OBAY THE KING 1615

[click on it to magnify when this murky scan becomes clearer!] central seahorse; inscription: BEEHOVLD THE SEHORS SWIM 1674 -- wonderful!

[click on it to magnify when this murky scan becomes clearer!] central seahorse; inscription: BEEHOVLD THE SEHORS SWIM 1674 -- wonderful!