The torchères retain much of the original gilding. The gesso in the dished base of the tops has been restored, retaining the original surfaces on the moulded edging and underside of the top.
Literature: Illustrated: ‘Grosvenor House Art and Antiques Fair Handbook’, 1985, p. 114, advertisement; with Mallett & Son Ltd. Lanto Synge, ‘Mallett’s Great English Furniture’, 1991, p. 43, illus. 33.
Mallett & Son Ltd., London, England; Private collection, USA.
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