20 September 2001
THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR
A PAIR OF VICTORIAN LACQUERED-BRASS LAMPS
En suite with the preceding lot, each with frosted-glass shade with anthemion supports above a tapering stiff-leaf stem and reeded shaft, above a lotus-leaf baluster and rim and a tripartite base, on cabriole legs headed by foliate clasps and flanked by anthemions, on claw feet and a plinth base, wired for electricity
74½ in. (189.5 cm.) high; 24½ in. (62 cm.) diam. (2)
Probably William, 6th Earl Fitzwilliam (d. 1902) and by descent at Wentworth Woodhouse, Yorkshire, until 1998.
Anonymous sale, in these Rooms, 11 February 1999, lot 303.
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J. Musson, 'Treasures of The Country Life Library', Country Life, 6 August 1998, pp. 68-69, (illustrated in situ in the Sculpture Gallery at Wentworth Woodhouse, Yorkshire).
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