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    Sale 5914

    Christie's Interiors

    30 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 377

    A VICTORIAN GILT CAST-IRON UMBRELLA STAND

    BY COALBROOKDALE IRON FOUNDRY, LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    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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