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SA643763

Pair Of 18th-century English Rococo Gilt Bronze Andirons, Firedogs, Chennets

Price

£12,000 | $16,338 USD | €13,357 EUR
Item Number: SA643763
Date of manufacture: 18th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Alexander George Antiques Ltd.
This antique has been viewed 21 times in the past month with the most views from the United States.

Description

An exceptional pair of 18th century English Rococo gilt bronze andirons or fire dogs.
The bold shape of these andirons relate to designs of Thomas Johnson (1714–1778), one of London’s pioneers of the ‘Modern’ or French style, later known as Rococo. In the 1750s he published several books of designs which were widely used for things like ceiling moulding.
These books include 12 Girandoles in 1755, The Book of the Carver in 1758 and monthly between 1755 and 1758, 150 New Designs. He also had a great influence on Ince and Mayhew’s book, The Universal System of Household Furniture.
Whether you are a collector or a first-time buyer the choice of pieces will inspire. Each has been carefully selected for its exceptional design and provenance, as well as in many instances its academic significance.
Originality and authenticity are paramount; and using our extensive knowledge and experience in furniture conservation and restoration we can ensure that our clients can buy with absolute confidence.



Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 18th Century.


Dimensions

Height = 63 cm (24.8")
Width = 33 cm (13.0")
Depth = 10 cm (3.9")


Seller Details

Alexander George Antiques Ltd.
Buscot Manor
Buscot
Oxfordshire
SN7 8DA
United Kingdom

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www.alexandergeorgeantiques.com


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