6 March 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 8,125
Estimate GBP 7,000 - GBP 10,000
A MAHOGANY DOOR SURROUND
LATE 18TH/19TH CENTURY
Of monumental size, the triangular pediment with carved and plaster acanthus and egg-and-dart ornament above a conforming breakfront cornice, on acanthus carved Corinthian capitals and foliate-carved fluted columns, minor losses, some later elements
195 in. (495.5 cm.) high; 158 in. (401 cm.) wide; 24 in. (61 cm.) deep
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Contructed from five seperate elements; cornice, capitals and columns, the door surround will require a professional restorer to assemble it safely. The illustration here has been assembled digitally.
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