• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 19

    A PAIR OF VENETIAN WALNUT AND BROWN-PAINTED PINE TORCHERES

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF VENETIAN WALNUT AND BROWN-PAINTED PINE TORCHERES
    19TH CENTURY
    Each with a shaped gadrooned and scroll-carved top above a pedestal carved as a semi-draped and foliate-wrapped putto on a scrolled tripod base
    35 in. 989 cm.) high; 13½ in. (35 cm.) wide; 12½ in. (32 cm.) deep (2)


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    Provenance

    Almost certainly acquired by Shalcross Fitzherbert Widdrington (1826-1917) when visiting Venice in 1860 and by descent at Newton Hall, Northumberland.


    Literature

    Inventory and Valuation of the contents of Newton Hall, Felton, Morpeth, Northumberland, The Property of Brigadier General B. F. Widdrington, C.M.G., D.S.O., 1925, p. 14.