London, South Kensington
28 October 2007
A PAIR OF FRENCH GILT-BRONZE MOUNTED BLUE PORCELAIN TABLE LAMPS
Early 20th century
Of baluster form
14¼in. (36.4cm.) high, excluding fitment (2)
Entrance Hall, Fort Belvedere, Runnymede, Surrey, 1956-1976.
Virginia Water Cottage, Windsor Great Park, Berkshire.
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Christopher Hussey, 'Fort Belvedere, Surrey-I; The Residence of the Hon. Gerald Lascelles', Country Life, 19 November 1959, fig.7., p.900.
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