Description & Technical information

The torchères retain most of their original gilding. There is a possibility that the torchères have been reduced in height at one stage. However, close inspection has been inconclusive, and the 1960 illustration shows them at their current height.

Date:  1745
Period:  1600-1750, 18th century
Origin:  England
Medium: Giltwood
Dimensions: 110.5 x 39.5 x 56 cm (43¹/₂ x 15¹/₂ x 22 inches)
Provenance: M. Harris & Sons, London, England;
Private collection, USA.
Literature: M. Harris & Sons, London, England;
Private collection, USA.

Categories: Furniture