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    Sale 5366

    Christie's Interiors- Style & Spirit

    23 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 279

    A VICTORIAN CAST IRON FOUNTAIN BASIN

    BY THE HANDYSIDE FOUNDRY, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A VICTORIAN CAST IRON FOUNTAIN BASIN
    BY THE HANDYSIDE FOUNDRY, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    46 in. (117 cm.) high; the bowl 39 in. (99 cm.) diameter (2)


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    This model appears as a drawing in the 1874 catalogue of Andrew Handyside. Andrew Handyside aquired the firm in 1848, formerly owned by Weatherhead and Glover 1818-1843; thence Thomas Wright 1843-1848. He expanded the production to cover architectural, engineering and decorative wares such as garden vases and fountains.

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