Four Archangels by Walter Ernest Tower, C. E. Kempe & Co.
4 antique church stained glass windows, c1908, each leaded with hand painted stained glass. All windows depicting Archangels standing with-in architectural arches. Each figure has stylised colorful wings, dressed in elaborate Armour and bejeweled robes, holding shields, a staff and pennant flags.
Super decorative windows, great quality and in excellent condition. Windows were originally installed at the Royal Marines Unit Church, Hamworthy, Poole in Dorset, England. Now in mahogany wooden frames.
Window Frames Measure: 64″ high x 23¼” wide – 162.5cm h x 59cm w
Walter Ernest Tower studied at the Royal Academy and was a pupil of his uncle, Charles Emer Kempe, in London where he lived and worked. He was also an architect and made many stained glass windows in Great Britain and elsewhere.
On Charles Kempe’s death in 1907 the firm was reformed as C. E. Kempe & Co. and Walter Ernest Tower (1873–1955), was appointed Chairman.