26 January 2011
A GEORGE III PAINTED AND PAPER-SCROLL PIER GLASS
Painted overall in pale green and red, the rectangular bevelled plate between fluted uprights with foliate capitals and rosettes, below a glazed panel with draped-urn surmounted by a ribbon-tied oval print of a bust of Cybele, flanked by baluster urns, with printed label CIBELLE to reverse, redecorated
50¾ x 21 in. (129 x 53.5 cm.)
Probably supplied to Sir Thomas Rumbold, Bt., (d. 1791) for Lady Rumbold's Dressing Room at Woodhall Park, Hertfordshire.
Probably sold from Woodhall during the 1920s.
Solomon Joseph Gubbay, Esq.
Thence by descent until sold anonymously, Christie's London, 6 April 1995, lot 213.
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