• Focal Point - The Nicholas Gif auction at Christies

    Sale 5975

    Focal Point - The Nicholas Gifford-Mead Collection of Chimneypieces & Ornament

    29 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 32

    A VICTORIAN PAINSWICK STONE CHIMNEYPIECE

    CIRCA 1860

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A VICTORIAN PAINSWICK STONE CHIMNEYPIECE
    CIRCA 1860
    In the Gothic revival taste, with arched opening
    54 7/8 in. (139.5 cm.) high; 74¾ in. (190 cm.) wide; 8¼ in. (21 cm.) deep; the opening 41½ in. (105.5cm.) x 51 in. (129.5 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Cranham, Gloucestershire.
    Residence of George Orwell circa 1949 (1903-1950).