The Tudor Sale: The Private Collection of Harry Makepeace

October 27November 01, 2018
Auction begins to close at 2:00 pm ET

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LOT 53

Lot 53

English Wrought Iron Cresset, early 18th century

English Wrought Iron Cresset, early 18th century
Lot 53 Details
English Wrought Iron Cresset, early 18th century

the pierced pan on twist standard to tripod foot
height 27" — 68.6 cm.

Estimate $50-$100

Realised: $72
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


See Thwing, Leroy, A History of Domestic Lighting Through the Ages, plate 1 for examples of cressets


Condition report available upon request

LOT 53

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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