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    Sale 5201

    Style & Spirit

    27 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 36

    A SET OF THREE VICTORIAN STEEL AND GILT-BRONZE FIRE IRONS

    REGISTRATION DIAMOND FOR 1872, THE GRIPS AFTER ALFRED STEVENS

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    A SET OF THREE VICTORIAN STEEL AND GILT-BRONZE FIRE IRONS
    REGISTRATION DIAMOND FOR 1872, THE GRIPS AFTER ALFRED STEVENS
    The grips modelled as seated lions, stamped with registration diamonds and the initials 'C.C.'
    The shovel - 30½in. (77.5cm.) long (3)


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    The lion design was conceived by Stevens (1817-1875) in about 1852 to cap the railings outside the British Museum
    Diane Bilbey 'British Sculpture 1470-2000 at the V&A' London 2002. Catalogue entries 654-656

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