• 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 126

    A LATE VICTORIAN STEEL AND BRASS MOUNTED FIREGRATE

    OF GEORGE III STYLE, CIRCA 1890, ATTRIBUTED TO THOMAS ELSLEY

    Price Realised  

    A LATE VICTORIAN STEEL AND BRASS MOUNTED FIREGRATE
    OF GEORGE III STYLE, CIRCA 1890, ATTRIBUTED TO THOMAS ELSLEY
    Of serpentine outline, the railed basket with a fluted and engraved pierced fret and flanges, each decorated with floral motifs, all within applied beaded borders, the tapering standards with conforming ornament and surmounted by urn-shaped finials, the arched backplate cast with a swagged urn
    28¾ in. (73 cm.) high; 31¾ in. (80.7 cm.) wide; 13 in. (33 cm.) deep


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