London, South Kensington
20 January 2010
A PAIR OF VENETIAN WALNUT AND BROWN-PAINTED PINE TORCHERES
Each with a shaped gadrooned and scroll-carved top above a pedestal carved as a semi-draped and foliate-wrapped putto on a scrolled tripod base
35 in. 989 cm.) high; 13½ in. (35 cm.) wide; 12½ in. (32 cm.) deep (2)
Almost certainly acquired by Shalcross Fitzherbert Widdrington (1826-1917) when visiting Venice in 1860 and by descent at Newton Hall, Northumberland.
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Inventory and Valuation of the contents of Newton Hall, Felton, Morpeth, Northumberland, The Property of Brigadier General B. F. Widdrington, C.M.G., D.S.O., 1925, p. 14.
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