Rare Pair of English Giltwood Brackets

$27,500

Rare pair of leopard head wall brackets in the manner of Thomas Hope

SKU: YEWTR00001555 Category:

Description

A rare and unusual pair of English wall brackets circa 1825-30 of carved lions holding a circular top, dry stripped to original gilding.It is likely that the inspiration for these brackets is French and that they were likely carved by immigrant craftsmen in a non-traditional style as they strongly resemble the carved legs on tables known to be by the emigrant craftsman Louis Le Gaigneur. Ht. 19, Width10”, Depth 12

Additional information

Dimensions 12 × 10 × 19 in
Condition

dry scraped to original gilt surface

Country

England

Material

Giltwood

Period

circa 1825