Antique English Carved Oak Prayer Kneeler Prie Dieu Latin Fish Chapel Catholic
Antique English Carved Oak Prayer Kneeler Prie Dieu Latin Fish Chapel Catholic 1911
~Direct from England~
~A very very special antique kneeler with amazing hand carved details~
~Wonderful Latin carvings on the front and each side, clearly this was a commissioned piece honoring a beloved church member!~
~THE HAND CARVED FISH details are equally gorgeous, with each full side panel completely carved; and full dimensional carved fish across the top of each panel!~
~The carved wood inscriptions include:~
~”Parce Nobis Domine” which I believe is “Spare, O Lord”~
“A.M.D.G” – “To the Greater Glory of God”
“In Mem. Matris Dilectae D.D. Filia, MCMXII”
–my best translation is “In memory, mother dear and daughter, 1911~
~Without a doubt, one of the nicest kneelers I’ve found and the provenance provided by the carvings is beyond compare!~
~SOLID OAK, VERY Heavy and strong, well built by craftsmen of the period~
38.5”height x 25.25”depth x 33”across knee rest;
Upper rest is approx. 28.5” x 9”;
Lower Bible shelf, approx. 28.5” x 7”;
Knee rest, approx. 33” x 12.75”.
Professional packaging and shipping on this item will require freight service due to size. White glove service, fully insured, FOB Shreveport, delivered and placed inside your home (first floor only), typically 5-7 weeks, depending on your location.
This item is in good condition for its age, with normal signs of age and use, dings, scratches, and other imperfections. Cracks in some of the carvings, as to be expected. I always provide multiple photos that should be considered as an integral part of the description and I encourage you to email me with any questions you might have prior to making a purchase. Please keep in mind antique furniture should be purchased for its uniqueness, higher quality material and craftsmanship and antique patina, charm and character….NOT for like-new condition!!!
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