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FS18: Two Day Fine Art Sale

A Pair of George III Mahogany Pedestal Urns

Auction Lot FS18/813

A pair of George III mahogany pedestal urns, being zinc lined and ormolu mounted, the detachable covers with beaded and paterae decorated handles and beaded finials, the half reeded bodies with fluted bands and applied masks of the devil, ribbon tied husk garlands and circular fluted and beaded paterae, the pedestals below with fluted friezes, one lead lined, the other fitted with three short drawers, each enclosed by a moulded panel door with central oval paterae and circular paterae spandrels and raised on a plinth, 172cm (5ft 6in) high.

A Pair of George III Mahogany Pedestal Urns (FS18/813) offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 24th April 2013 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

A pair of George III mahogany pedestal urns, being zinc lined and ormolu mounted, the detachable covers with beaded and paterae decorated handles and beaded finials, the half reeded bodies with fluted bands and applied masks of the devil, ribbon tied husk garlands and circular fluted and beaded paterae, the pedestals below with fluted friezes, one lead lined, the other fitted with three short drawers, each enclosed by a moulded panel door with central oval paterae and circular paterae spandrels and raised on a plinth, 172cm (5ft 6in) high.

Notes

A similar pair of pedestals can be seen at Paxton House, Berwickshire, Scotland. See Christopher Gilbert, the Life and Work of Thomas Chippendale, page 194, plate 353.

Price Realised

£350,000

Department

Furniture

Fine Art Category

Fine Furniture

Fine Art Knowledge Base

Sale Information

FS18: Two Day Fine Art Sale
Wednesday, 24th April 2013
Thursday, 25th April 2013

Okehampton Street, Exeter

This lot will be sold after 2:00pm on Thursday, 25th April 2013 as part of the Furniture section of the sale.

Contact

For more information about this particular auction lot, please contact:-

Christopher HamptonChristopher Hampton


Gillian WestellGillian Westell


Important Notes

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

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