mid c19th castiron stickstand depicting the young hercules

Mid C19th cast-iron stick-stand depicting the young Hercules .



Item Ref

ML 185


Mid C19th cast-iron stick-stand depicting the young Hercules .
Highly decorative cast-iron stick or umbrella stand retaining 90% of its original polychrome paint finish . The infant Hercules is depicted wrestling a serpent or snake , which is coiled around him and forms the hoop for the sticks or umbrellas. The lift out drip-tray is modelled as grassy undergrowth , whilst the infant figure has foliage behind .
In good original condition , minor chip to edge of drip-tray and the snake's head possibly an old replacement.
H 30"
W 20"
D 10"
England c.1860
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
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Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
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Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 185


Height = 75 cm (30")
Width = 50 cm (20")
Depth = 25 cm (10")

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