London, South Kensington
13 September 2005
A FRENCH GILT METAL MOUNTED MAHOGANY GUERIDON
LATE 19TH CENTURY, THE HERM SUPPORTS EARLY 19TH CENTURY
With a circular moulded white marble top on three reeded and foliate carved scrolled herm supports and tricorn base with turned feet
32in. (81cm.) high, 21in. (53cm.) diameter
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'A house of magnificent sets', House and Garden, December 1962, pg.61.
D.Winsor,'Photo Finish',The World of Interiors, June 1983, pg.154
Originally decorating McBean's sitting-room at Gibson Square, Islington from 1953-1963, this gueridon later decorated the sitting-room at Flemings Hall, Eye, Suffolk, between 1963-1984.
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