Pair of Early 17th Century Italian Solomonic Walnut Torcheres
An exceptional pair of Italian walnut torcheres. The central writhen sections of wonderfully faded timbers from the 17th century. The tops and platform bases sympathetically designed but of the 19th century.
c. 1600 - 1870
Torchères were used as stands for candelabra and were usually placed in pairs on either side of a table or in the corners of a room. For a very good example see Thomas Chippendale’s original drawing circa 1760 for a torchere in the George Lock collection at the Victoria & Albert Museum . See also “English Furniture Designs of the 18th Century”, Peter Ward-Jackson, 1958, p 46 and p 119.
Height49.00 inch(124.5 cm)

Width18.00 inch(45.7 cm)

Depth18.00 inch(45.7 cm)
Ref No. 4559
£6800.00
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