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A pair of carved giltwood wall brackets
2nd quarter 18th century
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 26,400 GBP
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248
A pair of carved giltwood wall brackets
2nd quarter 18th century
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 26,400 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A pair of carved giltwood wall brackets
2nd quarter 18th century
the cupid's bow shaped tops with foliate decorated mouldings punctated by scrolls, each frieze with a cross-hatched and punched ground, the central dragons each framed by a bold c-scroll carved with foliage and flame motifs, the dragon tails entwining cabochon decorated rococo bases
50cm. high, 41cm. wide; 1ft 7 3/4 in., 1ft 4in.
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Provenance

Commissioned by Henry Vernon (b.1718) of Hilton Park, Staffordshire, who married in 1743 Lady Henrietta Wentworth, daughter of the 1st Earl of Stafford

Catalogue Note

These wall brackets relate to a design by A. Swan shown in `The British Architect' ,1745, (see illustration).

Important English Furniture

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