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    Sale 5366

    Christie's Interiors- Style & Spirit

    23 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 205

    A LARGE OCTAGONAL COPPER AND BRASS PIER LANTERN

    CIRCA 1824/28

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LARGE OCTAGONAL COPPER AND BRASS PIER LANTERN
    CIRCA 1824/28
    In the Gothic manner, with quatrefoil fretwork banding and crocketed finial
    39 in. (99 cm.) high


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    This lantern almost certainly formed part of the 'Gothicisation' by the Norwich born architect William Wilkins (1778-1839) of King's College in 1824-28. Ten identical lanterns also from King's College, Cambridge, sold Christie's, South Kensington, 'Elements', 23 May 2007, lots 21-25.

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    Provenance

    King's College, Cambridge.