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Pair of tripod torchères

Provenance

July 3, 2003, anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 142, to Ronald Phillips, London (?). 2005, acquired on the London art market by Horace Wood Brock, New York; December 30, 2005, partial interest given by Horace Wood Brock to the MFA; September 25, 2013, remaining interest given to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 25, 2006)

Credit Line

Partial gift of Horace Wood Brock

English (London), about 1795

Dimensions

H. 104 cm (3 ft. 5 in.); w. 38 cm (1 ft. 3 in.)

Accession Number

2005.1096.1-2

Medium or Technique

Gilded and painted wood, painted wood slab tops

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture, Tables, Stands, and Screens