A REGENCY CAST-IRON AND BRONZE-MOUNTED FIREGRATE IN THE MANNER OF GEORGE BULLOCK

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A REGENCY CAST-IRON AND BRONZE-MOUNTED FIREGRATE IN THE MANNER OF GEORGE BULLOCK

The bowed railed basket between scroll uprights with palmette mounts, on paw feet and stepped block plinths
33½in. (85cm.) wide

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An unsigned pencil drawing by George Bullock at Tew Park, Great Tew Oxfordshire, and inscribed in his hand 'Plan of a Stove in Dining Room and Oak Study', appears to confirm the attribution to Bullock of this distinctive design, first made in the exhibition catalogue, The Fashionable Fireplace, 1660 - 1840, Temple Newsam House, 1985, p.30, no.22.
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