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    Sale 5971

    An English Look - Robert Kime, Piers von Westenholz, David Bedale and James Graham-Stewart

    8 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 500

    FORTY-EIGHT COLOURED-GLASS HANGING NIGHT-LIGHT LANTERNS

    CIRCA 1858, FOR THE VISIT OF QUEEN VICTORIA AND PRINCE ALBERT TO STONELEIGH ABBEY, WARWICKSHIRE

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    FORTY-EIGHT COLOURED-GLASS HANGING NIGHT-LIGHT LANTERNS
    CIRCA 1858, FOR THE VISIT OF QUEEN VICTORIA AND PRINCE ALBERT TO STONELEIGH ABBEY, WARWICKSHIRE
    Comprising sixteen each of ruby, blue and amber glass, some applied colour
    3½ in. (9 cm.) high (48)


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    Queen Victoria and Prince Albert visited Stoneleigh on 14-16 June 1858. The old Abbey gate and garden were hung with coloured lamps to illuminate the magnificent festivities.

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    Provenance

    Stoneleigh Abbey, Warkwickshire, by repute.