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A MATCHED PAIR OF GEORGE III GILTWOOD SINGLE-LIGHT WALL LIGHTS
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VA… Read more THE PRIVATE COLLECTION OF MISS JULIA LOWENTHAL SOLD ON BEHALF OF THE GUIDE DOGS FOR THE BLIND ASSOCIATION
A MATCHED PAIR OF GEORGE III GILTWOOD SINGLE-LIGHT WALL LIGHTS

THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY

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A MATCHED PAIR OF GEORGE III GILTWOOD SINGLE-LIGHT WALL LIGHTS
THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
Each with shaped rockwork and C-scroll open backplate and scrolled candlebranch above a cluster of flowerheads, regilt, later nozzles
25¼ x 9 in. (64 x 23 cm.) (2)
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The girandoles are designed in the George II 'picturesque' manner, and their vase-capped branches issue from flowered cartouches of Roman acanthus that terminate in water-dripped grottoes. With their pagoda-swept 'umbrellos', they relate in particular to patterns in Thomas Johnson's Collection of Designs, 1758.
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