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FS29: Two Day Fine Art Sale

A 17th Century Lead Water Cistern

Auction Lot FS29/1089

A 17th Century lead water cistern, of D shaped outline with a curved back, the frieze decorated with a continuous band of leaves and berries, having square panels cast with stylised flowering stems within moulded square surrounds, the central arcaded panel with date 1653 and initials W over T S, 132cm (4ft 4in) long, 102cm (3ft 4in) high.

A 17th Century Lead Water Cistern (FS29/1089) offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 19th January 2016 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

A 17th Century lead water cistern, of D shaped outline with a curved back, the frieze decorated with a continuous band of leaves and berries, having square panels cast with stylised flowering stems within moulded square surrounds, the central arcaded panel with date 1653 and initials W over T S, 132cm (4ft 4in) long, 102cm (3ft 4in) high.

Notes

The initials are those of Thomas and Sarah Wren.

Price Realised

£4,800

Department

Furniture

Fine Art Category

Garden Effects

Sale Information

FS29: Two Day Fine Art Sale
Tuesday, 19th January 2016
Wednesday, 20th January 2016

Okehampton Street, Exeter

This lot will be sold after 2:30pm on Wednesday, 20th January 2016 as part of the Furniture section of the sale.

Contact

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Okehampton Street, Exeter

Telephone: +44 (01392) 413100

Important Notes

Weights and measurements are approximate guidelines only, unless otherwise stated to the contrary.

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