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    Sale 5415

    The Sunday Sale - The Property of the late Dr Henry Ginsburg

    9 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 142


    Price Realised  


    Nine designs for draw handles
    engraving on laid paper, each design numbered in pen and ink, lacking margins
    9¾ x 14½ in. (24.7 x 37 cm.)
    Together with three further unframed engravings, cut and lacking margins and depicting designs for candle sconces, wall appliques and lockplates, each numbered in pen and ink (4)

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    'An Eighteenth-Century English Brassfounder's Catalogue', an article by R.W.Symonds for Antiques magazine dated Febriary 1931, discusses the origins of a specific 18th century catalogue and illustrates many similar designs to those offered for sale here. Some of these patterns feature in a contemporary catalogue preserved in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (see T.R.Crom, An Eighteenth Century English Brass Hardware Catalogue, Florida, 1994, plates VIII and IX).

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