6 July 2000
A PAIR OF REGENCY SIMULATED-ROSEWOOD AND PARCEL-GILT PELMETS
Of reeded rectangular form, each with a pair of lion-masks, one inscribed in pencil 'Right', the other inscribed in pencil 'Left Window', redecorated, one end of each pelmet later
6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high; 78 in. (198 cm.) wide, 8½ in. (28.5 cm.) deep (2)
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A pelmet pattern, with a ring-bearing lion tablet, features in Thomas Sheraton's The Cabinet-Maker, Upholsterer and General Artist's Encyclopaedia, 1803 (pl.14).
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