Price range: £50,000-£100,000     REF No. 4464721

A PAIR OF GEORGE III GILTWOOD WALL LIGHTS

A fine and rare pair of late 18th century Adam period carved giltwood wall lights, each having a central tablet with lion mask and paterae decoration issuing a scrolled acanthus leaf carved candle arm on each side with brass drip pans and reeded nozzles; having a half sunflower pendent apron leaf swags below and acanthus pendant finial, and a detached cresting of carved acanthus leaf stem with domed canopy with ribbon tied tassels and floral spray cresting.

English, circa 1790

Height: 34 ¼ in; 87 cm
Width: 19 ½ in; 50 cm
Depth: 7 ¼ in; 18.5 cm


Literature:
‘Grosvenor House Antiques Fair handbook’, 1973, p. 45; a comparable pair of wall lights with Hotspur Ltd., London.