London, South Kensington
13 September 2005
A PAIR OF GILT AND PATINATED BRONZE WALL APPLIQUES
OF EMPIRE DESIGN, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
Each cast as classical winged caryatids supporting scrolled branches
22½in. (57cm.) (2)
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'Home-made house: Angus McBean, the theatre photographer tells how he decorated his house.', House and Garden, November 1952, pg.51.
Robin Muir, 'The Legacy of Angus', The World of Interiors, September 2005.
This pair of wall appliques decorated Angus McBean's Malmaison inspired room at 53 Endell Street, Covent Garden between 1944-1965. Originally they were mounted on an Empire style mirror made by McBean which is lot 848 in this sale.
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