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A rare George III leaded glazed fanlight window,

of "batwing" design, c.1780, RESERVED

£3,150

the central circular light, quartered, with lobed flanking panes, all rendered with lead ribs framing individual panes of crown glass, contained within a deal frame,
Dimensions: 91cm (35¾") High, 182cm (71¾") Wide, 6cm (2¼") Deep
Stock code: 45258
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The fanlight window is the quinessential feature of the Georgian terrace house. They were the overdoor solution to getting light into a hallway when the house was part of a terrace. They are celebrated in cities such as Bath, Edinburgh, Cheltenham, London and Dublin. With repeated Georgian houses arriving in long terraces in an age before street numbering had been introduced it is thought the differing patterns along the terrace allowed for differentiation. They sometimes incorporated lanterns - the central circle would normally line up with lanterns both in the portico or inside in the hallway.
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