Price range: £100,000 +     REF No. 4491801

A GEORGE III CARVED GILTWOOD WALL LIGHT

An important and most unusual mid 18th century carved gesso and giltwood wall light in the manner of John Linnell, the extravagant ribbon tied cresting suspending a husk draped classical vase issuing carved lilies above a pair of carved giltwood doves framed by sprays of bay leaves and supported on a plinth of cross palm fronds and leaf tied reeds hung with beaded and drapery swags centred by acanthus leaves issuing three foliate and lily carved candle arms each with a single brass nozzle and drip pan, the central lower stem carved as a naturalistic stave and entwined with foliate carved hops.

English, circa 1760

Height: 6 ft 3 in; 183 cm
Width: 3 ft; 91.5 cm
Depth: 1 ft 3 ½ in; 38.5 cm