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A GEORGE IV GILTWOOD AND PAINTED TORCHERE
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A GEORGE IV GILTWOOD AND PAINTED TORCHERE

CIRCA 1820 AND LATER

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A GEORGE IV GILTWOOD AND PAINTED TORCHERE
CIRCA 1820 AND LATER
The moulded circular top supported on an acanthus-wrapped corinthian column above a reverse tapering simulated marble square plinth with leopard head angles and swags of fruit and flowers on lead winged lion paw feet
43 in. (109 cm.) high; 18 in. (46 cm.) wide; 18 in. (46 cm.) deep
Provenance
with Great Brampton House Antiques Ltd., Hereford.
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Lot Essay

The Vatican Museums celebrated marble tripod is recalled by this candelabrum stand, with its foliated pillar on lion-headed altar plinth (see G. B.Piranesi, Vasi, Candelabri etc., 1778; and H. Moses, Collection of Antique Vases, Altars, Paterae, Tripods, Candelabra etc., 1814. Two related candelabra, with fruit-garlanded and lion-headed tripod pedestals, were executed by the Exeter carver Charles Cole (fl.1816-4) sold Christies New York, 22 April 1989 lot 143

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