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    Sale 5365

    Christie's Interiors

    9 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 151

    A GEORGE IV BRASS AND ENGRAVED-STEEL SERPENTINE FENDER AND A SET OF THREE FIRE-IRONS

    CIRCA 1830

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE IV BRASS AND ENGRAVED-STEEL SERPENTINE FENDER AND A SET OF THREE FIRE-IRONS
    CIRCA 1830
    The fender with pierced waved front panel centred by a flowering vase
    8¼ in. (21 cm.) high; 50 in. (127 cm.) wide; 20 in. (51 cm.) depth
    The steel tools with gilt brass handles (4)


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    Provenance

    Almost certainly Charles, 3rd Earl of Sefton (1796-1855), Croxteth Hall, Liverpool and by descent until sold by The late The Earl of Sefton, Croxteth Hall; Christie's house sale, 17-20 September 1973, part of lot 190.