German Antique Stained Glass Depicting the Danse Macabre

GBP 1,475.00

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Object Description

A mid 19th century German antique stained glass window depicting the Danse Macabre or Dance of Death. Colourful and elaborate, the stained glass details four small painted panels each with their own title: Der Triumph des Todes (The Triumph of Death), Der Blinde (The Blind), Der Advorat (The Advocate) and Der Reiche (The Rich). It is set into a deep box frame that would’ve originally been backlit.

The Danse Macabre or Dance of Death is an allegorical concept that dates from the medieval period. It involves the dead summoning individuals from various walks of life to dance to the grave. Since its conception, the Danse Macabre has influenced various works of art, carvings, music, poetry and literature.

Additional Dimensions
Glass without frame: H 31 x W 28 cm

Object Condition

Good structural condition. Several cracks, none to the 4 main panels. Wear consistent with age and use. Minor Losses, scuffs, and scratches.

Object Details

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    W:42 x H:45.5 x D:9.5 centimeters
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Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44(0) 1981 541 155

Dealer Location


From the M50 / Ross-on-Wye
At the end of the M50 take the A40 towards Ross-on-Wye and Monmouth. Take the A49 Hereford Road (third roundabout after leaving the M50) Ignore the first two signposts for Wormelow, Stay on the A49 for approximately nine miles take the next left turn after passing the Pilgrim Hotel, singed A466 Wormelow. Follow the road for approximately 400 meters. We are located on the right hand side, the site is called; Grove Farm / The Grove.

From A49 Hereford
Follow the A49 south from Hereford for approximately five miles. After the uphill section at the Callow there is a layby on your right followed by one on your left. Take the next right turn onto the A466 singed Wormelow / Monmouth, Follow the road for approximately 400 meters. We are located on the right hand side on Grove Farm / The Grove.

UK Heritage
Grove Barn
United Kingdom

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