Early 20th Century French Fleur-de-Lis Heraldic Shield
Date: early 20th Century
Dimensions: H 75cm W 70cm D 6cm
Very decorative and large wooden shield in bright colours.
Fleur-de-Lis in French means lily flower, it is an ancient symbol of a Lily that has long been associated with French royalty. Representing a stylised lily or lotus flower you can encounter the emblem in many places across the world. The Fleur-de-Lis symbol is been used in different contexts. It has represented peace, war, religion, politics, royalty and more.
The wooden, Fleur-de-Lis half relief is about 100 years old and mounted on an wooden shield.
Never seen such an beautiful carved and panelled piece.
This would be great hanging on any wall or above a majestic door or entrance.
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