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A set of three carved giltwood torcheres, circa 1760, by Mayhew & Ince.

Each with three naturalistic scrolling branches, fitted with leaf-carved metal candle holders, supported by a cluster column of acanthus leaves carved with pomegranates, grapes and flowerheads, the open scrolled support carved with husks, leaves and flowerheads and upon a double scrolled tripod base, with hairy paw feet and acanthus leaf carving, 188cm high, 54cm diameter.

Possible listing in the 1763 Inventory: “The Drawing room….three gerandoles for candles, guilt”.

 

 

REFERENCE: FUR0359

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