London, South Kensington
24 March 2004
A LATE REGENCY EBONISED AND CAST-IRON STAND FOR A TORCHERE
Of concave-sided triangular form with lion paw feet
5¾ in. (14½ cm.) high; 19½ in. (49.5 cm.) wide
Reputedly Stanton Harcourt Manor, Oxfordshire, in which case probably supplied to George Simon, 2nd Earl Harcourt (d.1809).
By descent in the Harcourt family until probably sold, Sotheby's (The selected contents originally at Nuneham Park, now removed from the manor at Stanton Harcourt ), 10 June 1993, lot 847 (part).
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