• Focal Point - The Nicholas Gif auction at Christies

    Sale 5975

    Focal Point - The Nicholas Gifford-Mead Collection of Chimneypieces & Ornament

    29 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 3

    A LATE GEORGE III STEEL FENDER

    CIRCA 1790

    Price Realised  

    A LATE GEORGE III STEEL FENDER
    CIRCA 1790
    Of serpentine outline, the frieze pierced and engraved with swags, flutes and paterae, below an applied beaded border surmounted by running dog scrolls within plain returns, the front of the fender fitted with a hinged disc-shaped stabiliser
    5¼ in. (13.2 cm.) high; 54½ in. (138.5 cm.) wide; 10 in. (25.5 cm.) deep


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