Holt Antiques at
Walsingham Mill
The Old Mill
Cokers Hill
Little Walsingham
NR22 6BN

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04/09/20 - An Important Update Regarding Coronavirus (Covid-19) 4th September 2020

Holt Antique Furniture Ltd and its related Companies would like to update you on what's happening at our antiques store “Holt Antiques at Walsingham Mill” with the continued threat of Coronavirus (Covid-19).

Dear Customers...

As you are probably aware, the Coronavirus outbreak has caused unprecedented turmoil to the retail shop / High Street sector since 23rd March 2020 with all non-essential shops being forced to close. The UK Government took the decision to allow this sector which, includes Antiques Stores, to re-open from 15th June 2020, but only if we are able to meet specified criteria set out in the "COVID 19 HEALTH & SAFETY GUIDELINES". 
We must act responsibly during this challenging period, to ensure that the safety and wellbeing of both our staff and customers continues.

With the above in mind, we have had to make the difficult decision to keep our store at Walsingham closed for the time being to the general public. This situation will again be reviewed at the end of September 2020.

MUCH OF OUR STOCK IS AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE VIA OUR WEBSITE (WITH NEW STOCK ADDED WEEKLY) where we are committed to maintaining our outstanding level of service. Please see:


The Management Team at Holt Antiques would like to thank every one of you for your continued support during this time.

Robin Dunkley

Managing Director, Holt Antique Furniture Ltd

The Doge of Venice - An Early 18th Century Carved Giltwood & Polychromed Venician Antique Wood Panel

  • Reference : 2144
  • Availability : Available Now
  • Dimensions : Height 18 1/2" x Width 18 1/2"
  • Price : £1495


A giltwood and polychrome-decorated carved pine panel.

Early 18th Century, originating from Venice.  Entitled "The Doge of Venice".

The panel depicts The Doge of Venice, wearing corno ducale and camauro, kneeling before a female figure, either Faith, or the female personification of Venice, the Lion of St Mark, carved with wings, halo and open book beneath his left paw, by her side, all within a border of tasselled swags.
Provenance: from the Collection of Graham and Susan James and the sale of the contents of Luxford farm, crowborough, sussex. 13th May 2015.  Prior to that, Mr and Mrs james Purchased the panel from M & D Seligmann Antiques, Kensington Church Street, London, 21st February 1986.
This panel should be compared to Titian's The Doge Grimani adoring Faith, completed 1576, and the sculptural portrait of the Doge Francesco Foscari kneeling before the Lion of St. Mark which adorns the cornice of the Porta della Carta of the Doge's Palace.

Condition - some surface wear but all in all good.

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