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    Sale 5444

    Town & Country Perspectives - The Charles Plante Collection

    4 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 222

    A WILLIAM IV GOTHIC BRASS LAMP BASE

    BY T. C. SALT, BIRMINGHAM, CIRCA 1830

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A WILLIAM IV GOTHIC BRASS LAMP BASE
    By T. C. Salt, Birmingham, Circa 1830
    The tapering column on a hexagonal foot, adapted for electricity, the base cast stamped 'TC SALT PUB AUG 1830'
    21 in. (53.5 cm.) high, excluding later fitment


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    An almost identical lamp by T.C. Salt of Birmingham is illustrated in Gerald T. Gowitt, 19th Century Elegant Lighting, Argand, Sinumbra and Solar Lamps, 2002, p. 120.

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