• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 315

    A PAIR OF TULIP FORM TOLE PEINTE TABLE LAMPS

    BY MALLET, LATE 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF TULIP FORM TOLE PEINTE TABLE LAMPS
    BY MALLET, LATE 20TH CENTURY
    With tulip shaped storage cannisters above a marbled column stem supporting a single light
    19 in. (48 cm.) high (2)


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    In 1968 Francis Egerton stumbled upon a beautiful, if rather damaged, William IV painted lamp. He immediately recognised that here was an object of timeless charm. Since then these table lights have formed a staple of Mallett's modern line range and continue in production to this day.

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    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium


    Provenance

    Mallet at Bourdon House, Sotheby's London, 9 March 2007, lot 559.


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    Please note that VAT rate of 15 is payable on both the hammer price and buyers premium.