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Ornament, Curiosities and Relics of Old London

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury


424 lots with images

June 15, 2013

Live Auction

Brunswick House

Vauxhall

London, SW8 2LG United Kingdom

Email: fineart@dnfa.com

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A steel and cast iron firegrate in George III

Lot 1: A steel and cast iron firegrate in George III

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Description: A steel and cast iron firegrate in George III style, late 19th/early 20th century, the arched back cast with a swagged urn, the bowfronted basket with twin urn finials above a pierced apron, extending to two further urn finials on the square section tapering stands, 93cm high, 83cm wide, 46cm protrudence

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A steel and brass mounted firegrate in Continental

Lot 2: A steel and brass mounted firegrate in Continental

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Description: A steel and brass mounted firegrate in Continental 18th century taste, early 20th century, the cast iron backplate with 'broken' pediment, the three railed basket with twin urn finials, above projecting standards cast with scroll feet, 67cm high, 62cm wide, 33cm deep

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A pair of bronze and opaque perspex wall lights in

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Description: A pair of bronze and opaque perspex wall lights in Art Deco style, circa 1935, each of rectangular form, with three horizontally protruding clear perspex dividers across the centres, 90cm high, 69cm wide, 15cm deep. Provenance: Unilever House, Victoria Embankment, London.

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A pair of Victorian brass and pierced steel

Lot 4: A pair of Victorian brass and pierced steel

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Description: A pair of Victorian brass and pierced steel 'nursery' fenders, mid 19th century, each of rectangular form with rounded front corners, the brass toprails with fire iron support brackets fitted internally at each side, on sheet iron bases, 38cm high, 130cm wide, 29cm deep

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A white and grey Carrara marble chimneypiece,

Lot 5: A white and grey Carrara marble chimneypiece,

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Description: A white and grey Carrara marble chimneypiece, second half 19th century, with torus at the outer edge above a rising ogee bolection, the jambs on blocks, 130cm high, 182cm wide, the aperture 107cm high, 137cm wide

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A Victorian Scottish cast iron register grate, mid

Lot 6: A Victorian Scottish cast iron register grate, mid

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Description: A Victorian Scottish cast iron register grate, mid 19th century, with stylised foliate cast finials to the upper rail, above acanthus and scallopshell cast detail, beneath a corrugated semi-circular recess, the fascias all with foliate cast decoration in relief overall, stamped 'Carron C RDN 459 Nov. 13th 1840' to reverse, 95cm high, 92cm wide

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A French white and speckled grey marble

Lot 7: A French white and speckled grey marble

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Description: A French white and speckled grey marble chimneypiece, mid 19th century, the rectangular top projecting above acanthus carved and voluted corbels, on jambs with block feet, 98cm high, 120cm wide, 39cm deep, the aperture 78cm high, 85cm wide

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A Victorian cast iron, bronze mounted and ceramic

Lot 8: A Victorian cast iron, bronze mounted and ceramic

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Description: A Victorian cast iron, bronze mounted and ceramic tile inset firegrate and insert, circa 1870, the basket with two rails beneath a mask cast in relief at the backplate, the grey glazed insert with bronze surround cast with arcading in relief, 98cm high, 103cm wide

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A Victorian sculpted statuary white marble and

Lot 9: A Victorian sculpted statuary white marble and

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Description: A Victorian sculpted statuary white marble and marmo verde antico chimneypiece in the Adam taste, late 19th century, the breakfront mantel above a projecting tablet relief carved with a Bacchic scene of amorini and a goat, set onto a stop fluted frize, on conforming jambs descending from cherubs in relief, 151cm high, 181cm wide, the aperture 107cm square

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A brass eight light chandelier in the late

Lot 10: A brass eight light chandelier in the late

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Description: A brass eight light chandelier in the late 17th/early 18th century style, 20th century, the sockets and broad drip pans on scrolling branches issuing from zoomorphic mounts, around the knopped stem, with ring finial and terminal, 85cm high, 73cm wide

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A brass and leather upholstered club fender, early

Lot 11: A brass and leather upholstered club fender, early

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Description: A brass and leather upholstered club fender, early 20th century, with twin rectangular seats at the corners, the upper rail on vertical supports, some with spherical knops, on an ogee moulded base, 64cm high, 144cm wide, 39cm deep

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A cast iron and brass mounted firegrate in the

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Description: A cast iron and brass mounted firegrate in the George III style, late 19th/early 20th century, the bowfronted two rail basket with twin finials, beneath a rectangular backplate cast with a register of lozenges in low relief, the pierced serpentine apron extending to projecting uprights with knopped finials on plinths, above relief cast masks and scrolling feet, 60cm high, 124cm wide, 58cm deep

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A Regency cast iron and brass mounted firegrate

Lot 13: A Regency cast iron and brass mounted firegrate

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Description: A Regency cast iron and brass mounted firegrate and surround, circa 1815, the three rail basket with twin urn finials, the top and side fascias with applied foliate cast decoration, 93cm high, 84cm wide. Provenance: The Charles Brooking Collection.

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A George IV cast iron register grate, circa 1825,

Lot 14: A George IV cast iron register grate, circa 1825,

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Description: A George IV cast iron register grate, circa 1825, the straight fronted three rail basket flanked by Bacchic relief panels each with a thyrsus amongst grapevines, with hop platforms above, 96cm high, 86cm wide, 30cm deep. Provenance: The Charles Brooking Collection.

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An Edwardian brass and opaque glass mounted four

Lot 15: An Edwardian brass and opaque glass mounted four

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Description: An Edwardian brass and opaque glass mounted four light electrolier, early 20th century, with three sockets with flambeau glass shades on vertical rods, rising from downscrolled arms issuing from a knopped and waisted stem with a further flambeau shade beneath, 85cm high

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An unusually large English black painted wrought

Lot 16: An unusually large English black painted wrought

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Description: An unusually large English black painted wrought iron and pressed metal twenty four light chandelier, mid 20th century, in the Gothic taste, the fitments on dished drip pans and scrolling arms, issuing in two tiers from a knopped and waisted body, with wrythen stems rising to a ceiling fitment, the conforming stems below with trefoil crockets, 214cm high, 157cm wide.

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A brass twelve light chandelier in the late 17th

Lot 17: A brass twelve light chandelier in the late 17th

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Description: A brass twelve light chandelier in the late 17th century style, 20th century, with two tiers of six sockets on scrolling branches, issuing from a knopped stem with spherical terminal, 67cm high, 65cm wide

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A Victorian wrought iron and copper mounted three

Lot 18: A Victorian wrought iron and copper mounted three

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Description: A Victorian wrought iron and copper mounted three light electrolier, late 19th century, the fitments on copper arms issuing from a quatrefoil cut circlet, beneath scrolling supports and the central shaft, 86cm high overall, 80cm wide

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A set of ten industrial enamelled copper and metal

Lot 19: A set of ten industrial enamelled copper and metal

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Description: A set of ten industrial enamelled copper and metal mounted ceiling lights, mid 20th century, the shades of circular section and with various mouldings tapering up to a nickel plated socket, with rods above rising to ceiling fitments, 65cm high, 38cm diameter. Provenance: Removed from Ministry of Defence garages. Please note this updated description: This lot consists of ten industrial grey enamelled copper ceiling lights similar to that illustrated in the catalogue, but not identical to it. They are labelled 'saaflux' and measure 37.5cm diameter

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A wrought iron hanging frame in the form of a

Lot 20: A wrought iron hanging frame in the form of a

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Description: A wrought iron hanging frame in the form of a lantern, possibly Mali, west Africa, of openwork form with domed top above a square section body, adorned overall with cut metal peacocks, other birds, a monkey and a gazelle, the four uprights at the corners with dished pans for oil lights, with stylised human figures as terminals, the interior with two further figures, 86cm high, 44cm wide. It has been suggested that this has previously served a ritual function.

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A Victorian Carrara marble chimneypiece, late 19th

Lot 21: A Victorian Carrara marble chimneypiece, late 19th

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Description: A Victorian Carrara marble chimneypiece, late 19th century, with rectangular shelf above a plain frieze, on conforming jambs, 112cm high, 183cm wide, 27cm deep

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A pair of japanned metal and glazed courtyard

Lot 22: A pair of japanned metal and glazed courtyard

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Description: A pair of japanned metal and glazed courtyard lanterns, early 20th century, each with domed top above a rectangular body, with burners and flues within, one example with carrying handle to the top, 38cm gifh, 21cm wide

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An Edwardian cast iron, steel and brass mounted

Lot 23: An Edwardian cast iron, steel and brass mounted

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Description: An Edwardian cast iron, steel and brass mounted firegrate, early 20th century, the arched backplate relief cast with guilloche banding, the breakfront two rail basket with serpentine sides and twin urn finials, the uprights at the front with further urn finials on plinths and elongated toupie feet, 70cm high, 88cm wide, 46cm deep

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A gilt bronze four light electrolier in the

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Description: A gilt bronze four light electrolier in the Etruscan taste, early 20th century, the sockets set beneath 'U' form cradles with foliate cast finals, above four straight square section arms issuing from a conforming boss with lion's masks with rings, beneath a reeded stem, (lacking shades), 72cm high, 74cm wide

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A French marmo rouge griotte and gilt bronze

Lot 26: A French marmo rouge griotte and gilt bronze

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Description: A French marmo rouge griotte and gilt bronze mounted chimneypiece in Louis XVI style, 19th century, with rectangular shelf above a frieze with recessed panel with foliate cast bronze edging, the jambs with gilt bronze paterae above conforming recessed panels, 97cm high, 129cm wide, 30cm deep, the aperture 80cm high, 95cm wide

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An English gunmetal and glazed ship's searchlight,

Lot 27: An English gunmetal and glazed ship's searchlight,

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Description: An English gunmetal and glazed ship's searchlight, mid 20th century, the cylindrical body glazed and with mirror within, set into an angled frame on a domed base plate, adjustable overall with handbolts, later mounted onto a rectangular wood base, 88cm high, 57cm wide

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An English statuary white marble and marmo verde

Lot 28: An English statuary white marble and marmo verde

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Description: An English statuary white marble and marmo verde antico chimneypiece in George III style, early 20th century with earlier elements, the mantel breakfronted above the jambs, the central tablet of the frieze sculpted in relief with a kneeling figure beside an urn, the jambs with twin handled urns trailing bellflowers in oval reserves, above tied ribbons, smoking censers and foliate motifs, 142cm high, 173cm wide, 17cm deep, the aperture 106cm high, 108cm wide. The additional verde antico from old quarries, having once been the dado panelling of the Duveen Galleries at the Tate, Millbank was incorporated during LASSCO's restoration and reconfiguring of the chimneypiece in their own workshops.

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A wrought iron six light chandelier, 20th century,

Lot 29: A wrought iron six light chandelier, 20th century,

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Description: A wrought iron six light chandelier, 20th century, the openwork frame with sockets interspersed with confronting 'C' scrolls in a circlet, with scrolling supports above and below to a straight shaft, 76cm high excluding chain

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A pair of Victorian cast iron fenders, mid 19th

Lot 30: A pair of Victorian cast iron fenders, mid 19th

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Description: A pair of Victorian cast iron fenders, mid 19th century, of rectangular form, the toprails each with four ball finials above Gothic arcading, on foliate cast front feet, 17cm high, 120cm wide, 28cm deep. Provenance : Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Whitehall, London.

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A pair of Victorian cast and wrought iron fenders,

Lot 31: A pair of Victorian cast and wrought iron fenders,

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Description: A pair of Victorian cast and wrought iron fenders, mid 19th century, each of rectangular form, the toprails above openwork stylised guilloche, the moulded bases on bun feet, with fire tool supports to left and right respectively, above sheet iron bases, 20cm high, 123cm wide, 30cm deep. Provenance : Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Whitehall, London.

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A pair of French gilt bronze twin light wall

Lot 32: A pair of French gilt bronze twin light wall

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Description: A pair of French gilt bronze twin light wall appliques in the Louis XV style, early 20th century, the urn sockets on drip pans with suspended bunches of grapes, on scrolling foliate cast arms issuing from torchere backplates, the finials each cast with two doves, 68cm high, 37cm wide, 15.5cm protrudence. Provenance: Welbeck Abbey, Nottinghamshire.

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A pair of copper, brass mounted and glazed wall

Lot 33: A pair of copper, brass mounted and glazed wall

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Description: A pair of copper, brass mounted and glazed wall lanterns, 20th century, of rectangular form with domed vents above pyramidal tops, with brass rod surrounds, the interiors each with circular mirror and electrical fitment, 52cm high, 28cm wide, 19cm deep

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A late Victorian or Edwardian moulded and cut

Lot 34: A late Victorian or Edwardian moulded and cut

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Description: A late Victorian or Edwardian moulded and cut glass hung three light chandelier, late 19th/early 20th century, adapted from a gasolier for electricity, the fitments and drip pans on outscrolled branches issuing from a circlet, with further concentric tiers hung below around the central stem, hung overall with faceted glass pendants, with graduated bead swags rising above to a corona, 74cm high

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A set of four enamelled metal and glass ceiling

Lot 35: A set of four enamelled metal and glass ceiling

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Description: A set of four enamelled metal and glass ceiling lights, 20th century, the inverted clear glass domes beneath the blue enamelled shades, with metal hanging hooks above, 24.5cm high, 21.5cm diameter

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A pair of Victorian gilt brass three light wall

Lot 36: A pair of Victorian gilt brass three light wall

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Description: A pair of Victorian gilt brass three light wall gasoliers, late 19th century and later refitted, the waisted glass shades on up-scrolling and foliate cast arms, issuing from shaped and foliate cast backplates, on later, velvet covered wall plates, 52cm high overall, 52cm wide overall, 62cm protrudence

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A carved marmo Arabescato Corchia chimneypiece in

Lot 37: A carved marmo Arabescato Corchia chimneypiece in

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Description: A carved marmo Arabescato Corchia chimneypiece in the Louis XIV/Louis XV transitional style, late 19th century, the serpentine mantel above two stylised foliate carved and voluted jambs, with conforming marble hearth curb below, 108cm high, 142cm wide, the aperture 90cm high, 93cm wide, the curb 48cm protrudence

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A gilt bronze eight light chandelier in the

Lot 38: A gilt bronze eight light chandelier in the

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Description: A gilt bronze eight light chandelier in the Regence taste, early 20th century, the lobed urn sockets and broad drip pans on square section scrolling foliate cast arms, rising from Bacchic masks, the fluted knopped and foliate cast stem with projecting maiden's heads above ram's heads, with ring finial and berry cast terminal, 72cm high, 72cm wide

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A pair of metal and coloured glass fitted sets of

Lot 39: A pair of metal and coloured glass fitted sets of

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Description: A pair of metal and coloured glass fitted sets of traffic lights, circa 1970, of typical form with circular red, amber and green lenses within partially cylindrical cowls, one with 'STOP' inscribed to the red lens, on rectangular backplates and triangular section bodies, 91cm high, 28cm wide, 36cm deep

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A brass eighteen light chandelier in the late

Lot 40: A brass eighteen light chandelier in the late

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Description: A brass eighteen light chandelier in the late 17th/early 18th century style, 20th century, the sockets and drip pans on scrolling branches issuing in tiers of six and twelve from the knopped and waisted stem, with ring terminal, 93cm high, 104cm wide. Provenance: The Headquarters of Chubb Plc., Cleveland House, St James' Square, London.

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A Victorian painted metal and glazed wall lantern,

Lot 42: A Victorian painted metal and glazed wall lantern,

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Description: A Victorian painted metal and glazed wall lantern, last quarter 19th century, with finial and vented top above a conical glass body, on four supports above the wall bracket, approximately 185cm high overall

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An Edwardian gilt metal and cut glass hung

Lot 43: An Edwardian gilt metal and cut glass hung

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Description: An Edwardian gilt metal and cut glass hung electrolier, early 20th century, with four graduated circlets with faceted pendants, with graduated bead strings rising to an upper circlet cast with anthemia, 60cm high

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A steel and brass mounted firegrate in George III

Lot 44: A steel and brass mounted firegrate in George III

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Description: A steel and brass mounted firegrate in George III style, early 20th century, the three rail basket with twin berried finials, above projecting uprights with urn finials, 50cm high, 91cm wide, 52cm deep

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A silvered metal twelve light chandelier in the

Lot 45: A silvered metal twelve light chandelier in the

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Description: A silvered metal twelve light chandelier in the late 17th/early 18th century style, 20th century, the sockets and drip pans issuing from the knopped stem on alternating long and short scrolling branches, 66cm high, 106cm wide. Provenance: Removed from United States Naval Forces Europe, 20 Grosvenor Square, London.

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A brass twelve light chandelier in the late 17th

Lot 46: A brass twelve light chandelier in the late 17th

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Description: A brass twelve light chandelier in the late 17th century taste, 20th century, with four sockets on scrolling arms above eight further conforming sockets, all with waisted glass shades, on a faceted and baluster knopped stem, 60cm high, 77cm wide. Provenance: The Headquarters of Chubb Plc., Cleveland House, St James' Square, London.

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Description: A pair of brass eight light chandeliers in the late 17th/early 18th century style, 20th century, the cylindrical sockets with waisted glass shades, on scrolling branches, issuing from octagonal section baluster knopped stems, 52cm high, 74cm wide. Provenance: The Headquarters of Chubb Plc., Cleveland House, St James' Square, London.

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A pair of black painted and parcel gilt wrought

Lot 48: A pair of black painted and parcel gilt wrought

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Description: A pair of black painted and parcel gilt wrought iron three light wall appliques, early 20th century, the fitments suspended from scrolling arms, issuing from openwork scrollilng frames, 79cm high, 43cm wide. En suite with the electrolier, lot 49.. Provenance: St Martin within Ludgate church, Farringdon, City of London.

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An Edwardian wrought iron three light electrolier,

Lot 49: An Edwardian wrought iron three light electrolier,

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Description: An Edwardian wrought iron three light electrolier, early 20th century, the electrical fitments suspended beneath a triform openwork frame with scrolling overall, approximately 68cm high. En suite with the wall lights, lot 48.

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An impressive moulded and cut glass and metal

Lot 50: An impressive moulded and cut glass and metal

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Description: An impressive moulded and cut glass and metal mounted sixteen light chandelier in the Regency style, mid 20th century, the sockets and conforming lustre hung drip pans on horizontal arms issuing from a circlet, with three further graduated circlets within, the stem with tiered and lobed mouldings, hung overall with faceted glass bead swags and prismatic pendants, 177cm high, 120cm wide

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An impressive Victorian cast iron firegrate and

Lot 51: An impressive Victorian cast iron firegrate and

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Description: An impressive Victorian cast iron firegrate and surround, last quarter 19th century, by Coalbrookdale & Co., the rectangular shelf above a breakfront frieze, the central panel with twin fruit swags flanked by panels cast with foliage in relief, the grate recess with panel inscribed 'W.SCOTT MORTON'S PATENT SCUTTLE GRATE, COALBROOKDALE CO. LIMITED', beneath a demi lune panel flanked to each side by roundels of relief cast portrait profiles and scrolling foliage in recessed relief, above further relief cast panels with geometric detailing, 144cm high, 149cm wide, 26cm deep

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