A REGENCY BRONZE TORCHÈRE on simulated marble stand, the torchère with circular gadrooned rim on a reeded spreading shaft with foliate collar and turned spreading socle mounted with three rams' masks, on foliate paw feet, the simulated marble rosewood-veneered pedestal of canted spreading triangular shape, the sides mounted with bronze bacchic masks, the inside with pencil inscription Alfred Oliver 1876 Langtens, with depository label inscribed in ink Mrs Newell, lacking section at top

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A REGENCY BRONZE TORCHÈRE on simulated marble stand, the torchère with circular gadrooned rim on a reeded spreading shaft with foliate collar and turned spreading socle mounted with three rams' masks, on foliate paw feet, the simulated marble rosewood-veneered pedestal of canted spreading triangular shape, the sides mounted with bronze bacchic masks, the inside with pencil inscription Alfred Oliver 1876 Langtens, with depository label inscribed in ink Mrs Newell, lacking section at top
68½in. (174cm.) high, overall
the pedestal 20in. (51cm.) diam.
Post lot text
The pair to this torchère was sold anonymously, Sotheby's London, 5 July 1991 lot 47. The bowl at the top was mounted with an additional section and the base was not painted.
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