• 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 123

    AN ENGLISH BRASS AND STEEL FIREGRATE

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, IN THE MANNER OF THOMAS CHIPPENDALE

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    AN ENGLISH BRASS AND STEEL FIREGRATE
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, IN THE MANNER OF THOMAS CHIPPENDALE
    Of serpentine outline, with railed basket, the fret and standards both pierced and engraved in the chinoiserie taste, with elongated urn-shaped finials below an arched backplate
    28½ in. (72.5 cm.) high; 33¼ in. (84.5 cm.) wide; 12½ in. (31.8 cm.) deep


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