15 April 2011
This lot is offered without a reserve
A VICTORIAN GOTHIC CAST-IRON UMBRELLA STAND
BY COALBROOKDALE, CIRCA 1875
Of rectangular form, the plateau with twenty four apertures, the base with two later associated brass lift-out drip trays, the end-standards stamped with a registration kite and NO.12826 and NO.21 C-B-DALE
24 in. (61 cm.) high; 39 in. (99 cm.) wide; 13½ in. (34 cm.) deep
Acquired from Mallett at Bourdon House, London.
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The design for this umbrella stand was registered and patented in 1860. It appears in the Coalbrookdale Castings catalogue of 1875, p. 235, design no. 221A.
This lot is offered without reserve.
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