Set Of Five Brass Curtain Rails Removed From Downing Street.

GBP 2,850.00

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Object Description

A superb set of five brass curtain poles /rails by repute and ticketed to have been removed from Downing Street (On Her Majesty’s Service).

English Circa 1920-1950.

Extremely good quality, of tubular form with finely cast gilt artichoke end finials having corded pulleys, retaining their original gilt brackets and pulley knobs. Three examples at 5ft 3 1/2 inches (161cm), one example at 5ft 8 1/2 inches (173cm) and one at 5ft 10 1/2 inches (179cm), Width / Diameter 3 inches 7.5cm, all bearing the original paper labels indicating they were once part of the furnishings at Downing Street.

A very rare set of curtain rails of excellent quality with a prestigious provenance.

Offered in good original untouched condition the brass shows signs of ageing which if desired could be polished but we feel best left with the original patina.

Width: 70 1/2 inches – 179cm
Height: 3 inches – 7.6cm
Depth: 3 inches – 7.6cm

Object Condition

A very rare set of curtain rails of excellent quality with a prestigious provenance. Offered in good original untouched condition the brass shows signs of ageing which if desired could be polished but we feel best left with the original patina.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    W:179 x H:7.6 x D:7.6 centimeters
  • period
  • country
  • year
    c 1920 -1950

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Benington, Hertfordshire, UK

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