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    Sale 5745

    The Country House Sale: Pomfret House and Tetworth Hall

    5 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 248

    A PAIR OF VICTORIAN GILTWOOD FOUR-LIGHT WALL LIGHTS

    AFTER A MODEL BY THOMAS CHIPPENDALE, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF VICTORIAN GILTWOOD FOUR-LIGHT WALL LIGHTS
    AFTER A MODEL BY THOMAS CHIPPENDALE, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The baluster backplates with floral swags issuing foliate-wrapped scroll branches
    31 in. (78.8 cm.) high (2)


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    The picturesque urn-pillared lights, with their garlands and foliage, derive from a George III French-fashioned pattern for a bronze hexagonal chandelier issued in the third edition of Thomas Chippendale's, Gentleman and Cabinet-Makers Director, 1762 (pl. 154).

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