A George III carved giltwood pelmet
Lot 106
A George III carved giltwood pelmet
£1,200 - 1,800
US$ 2,000 - 3,000
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Lot Details
A George III carved giltwood pelmet
The scrolling acanthus leaf, shell and cabochon carved cresting above acanthus carved sides with acorn and oak leaf carved terminals, 164cm wide, (64.5" wide).

Footnotes

  • An Engraving in an accompaniment to Thomas Sheraton's The Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer's Drawing Book 1793, pl. 1, titled 'Specimens of Ornament for the exercise of Learners', features designs with similar bold acanthus leaf ornament (See Elizabeth White, Pictorial Dictionary of British 18th Century Furniture Designs, 1990, p. 472).
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