30 June 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,500
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A VICTORIAN GILT CAST-IRON UMBRELLA STAND
BY COALBROOKDALE IRON FOUNDRY, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
Modelled as a standing cupid figure with bow as the retaining rail, struck twice with diamond patent registration stamp and numbered '93339'
30¾ in. (78 cm.) high; 21 in. (53.3 cm.) wide; 12 in. (30.5 cm.) deep
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The original design for this umbrella stand was registered and patented by the Coalbrookdale Iron Foundry at the Public Records Office on 15 November 1853. This umbrella stand is numbered 216 in their 1875 Castings Catalogue, Section II, page 233.
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