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A pair of George II carved giltwood torchères, second quarter 18th century, after a design by Alexis Loir

UK: Greenford Park Warehouse

Estimate:

20,000

to
- 30,000 GBP

A pair of George II carved giltwood torchères, second quarter 18th century, after a design by Alexis Loir

A pair of George II carved giltwood torchères, second quarter 18th century, after a design by Alexis Loir

Estimate:

20,000

to
- 30,000 GBP

Lot sold:

40,320

GBP

A pair of George II carved giltwood torchères

second quarter 18th century, after a design by Alexis Loir 


the circular tops with egg-and-dart borders and supported by female figures on an imbricated tripod base with winged putti, labelled to underside 'International Art Treasures Exhibition / Bath 1973 / Exhibit No. 91', re-gilt

145.5cm. high; 4ft. 9 1/4 in.

In overall excellent restored condition and ready to place. Re-gilt and showing typical minor old chips, scuffs and scratches to the carved detail. Each top: 32cm. diameter. Superb, lifelike carving.


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Probably supplied John Poulett, 1st Earl Poulett (c. 1668–1743), Hinton House, Somerset;
thence by descent until sold Sotheby's London, 1 November 1968, lot 62;
with Mallett, London, 1973;
with Partridge, London, 1974;
Christie's London, 23 May 2018, lot 104.
The Assembly Rooms, Bath, International Art Treasures Exhibition, 1973, No. 91.