• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5695

    Christie's Interiors

    13 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 191

    A PAIR OF GEORGE IV BRONZE CANDLESTICKS IN THE FORM OF EGYPTIAN FIGURES

    IN THE MANNER OF WILLIAM BULLOCK AFTER THOMAS HOPE, CIRCA 1820

    Price Realised  

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    A PAIR OF GEORGE IV BRONZE CANDLESTICKS IN THE FORM OF EGYPTIAN FIGURES
    IN THE MANNER OF WILLIAM BULLOCK AFTER THOMAS HOPE, CIRCA 1820
    13 in. (33 cm.) high (2)


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    Related figures are illustrated in Thomas Hope's 'Household Furniture and Interior Decoration', 1807 (pl. XI). These candlesticks were possibly executed by the Liverpool sculptor William Bullock who opened his 'Egyptian Museum' in Piccadilly, London in 1812.

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