A magnificent pair of English George IV period vase or fishbowl stands. With original bronzed & gilt to the acanthus leaf scrolled legs. Taken from a design for a Roman stand in CH Tatham’s Etchings Representing the Best Examples of Ancuent Architecture drawn in Rome & Greece.Pub 1799.
The fashion for making grand carved oak furniture, here bronzed & gilt found favour with the use of English timbers during the trade blockades of the Napoleonic Wars. Morel & Seddon supplied similar objects to Windsor Castle for George IV in the 1820s. Ex WF Bradshaw Antiques, Sydney. Normam Wheeler Collection, Aberglasslyn via Maitland NSW. UK c 1825. Ht 77cm x 55cm dia.
Price inc GST $4,500
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