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    Sale 7611

    Furniture, Sculpture and Carpets

    11 September 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 215

    A SET OF FOUR NORTH ITALIAN GILTWOOD HALL LANTERNS

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY, PROBABLY VENETO

    Price Realised  

    A SET OF FOUR NORTH ITALIAN GILTWOOD HALL LANTERNS
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY, PROBABLY VENETO
    Each with a pierced pavilion finial above an hexagonal tapering domed glazed compartment, the angles carved with stylised foliage, enclosing a candle-holder, on a stiff-leaf and guilloche-carved stem on a blue-painted faceted stem, above a spreading circular white marble socle, some panels missing or cracked
    125 in. (317 cm.) high overall; 64 in. (162.5 cm.) high, the giltwood lanterns only; 18½ in. (47 cm.) diameter, the marble bases (4)


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