An Important Set of Three Candelabra in Ormolu Mounted Celadon Vases
Attributed to Benjamin Lewis Vulliamy
English Circa 1810
Ormolu and Celadon
Height 24¼ 61.5cm
Each with a grey vase-shaped body with a seraphim on each side, below milled collars and acanthus crown framing a basket issuing scrolling foliate branches with foliate-wrapped nozzles and beaded drip-pans, with a berried finial, on three scrolled lotus-leaf feet and a turned stepped base with white marble plinth.
Almost certainly supplied to Edward, Viscount Lascelles (d. 1814) for Harewood House, London or Harewood House, Yorkshire, and by descent at Harewood to
The Earl of Harewood and H.R.H. The Princess Royal, Harewood House, sold in Christies London, 28th June 1951, lot 15.
Mrs Whitbread, Southill, Bedfordshire
Sold, Christies London 5th April 2001 Lot 390
Private Collection, England
C. Musgrave, Regency Furniture 1800-1830, London, 1961, pl. 6 (shown in situ in Mrs. Whitbread’s Room at Southill from the Regency Exhibition).