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Corpus of the misericords at Chichester St Mary’s


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Chichester St Mary’s photo page

N01

Monster, web-footed, winged and twin-bodied.

Supporters - Bust of woman wearing hooded head-dress.

N02

Bunch of leaves and berries.

N03-N05

Plain seats.

N06

Design of oak-leaves and acorns.

N07

plain seat.

N08

Jack-in-the-Green.

Supporters - Lion-mask with protruding tongue.

N09

Plain seat.

N10

Seated web-footed and winged monster with fox’s head.

Left Supporter - Man’s head with long, curled  hair and fringe.

Right Supporter - Woman’s head in a wimple.

N11

Group of leaves and fruit, probably hawthorn.

N12

Plain seat.

S01

Tumbler in a long cloak, sprawling forward, standing on his head, and supporting the bracket with his feet and buttocks.

Supporters - Three-lobed leaves.

S02

Plain seat.

S03

Double-bodied dragon with one head and two long tails. Two vine or maple leaves flank its head.

Supporters - Vine or maple leaf.

S04

Plain seat.

S05

Monster with female head and bosom, and vulture’s wings and claws. [a harpy]

Supporters - Lion-mask.

S06

Merman, bearded, and wearing a loose tunic and cowl, supporting the bracket with his shoulders, and holding his tail in his hand.

Supporters - Oak-leaf.

S07

Lion-mask with pointed ears. In its mouth are

Supporters - The tails of two dragons, the supporters, which have their backs turned to the viewer, and appear to be holding on to the bracket with their teeth.

S08

Vine-leaves and grapes.

Supporters - Vine-leaf.

S09

Grotesque of an old man, wearing a cap and with a long curly beard, crouching between hunched shoulders, and supporting himself on his

hands.

Supporters - Small dragon, its head close to the man’s beard, and its neck clutched by his hand.

S10-S11

Plain seat.

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