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    Sale 5745

    The Country House Sale: Pomfret House and Tetworth Hall

    5 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 102

    A PAIR OF GEORGE III IRISH PAINTED PINE PILASTER CAPITALS

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF GEORGE III IRISH PAINTED PINE PILASTER CAPITALS
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    Each with foliate carving and winged sphinx to the angles
    16½ in. (42 cm.) high; 16¾ in. (42.5 cm.) wide; 9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) deep (2)


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    The pilaster capitals are designed in the early l9th century antique fashion being guarded by addorsed Egyptian sphinx couched on flowered and pearl-wreathed palms.

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    Provenance

    Gervase Jackson-Stops OBE, The Menagerie, Horton, Northamptonshire.