A 18th century lead cistern dated 1714

A 18th century lead cistern dated 1714
A 18th century lead cistern dated 1714 A 18th century lead cistern dated 1714 A 18th century lead cistern dated 1714 A 18th century lead cistern dated 1714 A 18th century lead cistern dated 1714
Offered by: Architectural Heritage
Dealer reference: 14309/GSO

Description

A fine example of an early 18th century lead cistern dated 1714 and initialled S.S.F. Having complex raised partner moulding repeated as a decorative motif across the front and side returns. This moulding in turn surrounds decorative cartouches, the front two encompassing three putto within a highly decorative scheme, the side two being more floral in nature. Other decorative elements include bird and fleur-de-lis motif’s.
Similar Cisterns can be seen at Knightshayes Court Museum Devon and Alfriston Clergy House East Sussex.
Provenance: A private collection

Height: 73.70cm (29.02 inches)
Width: 152.40cm (60.00 inches)
Depth: 50.80cm (20.00 inches)

Date

Circa 1714

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