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    Sale 7439

    Important English Furniture

    22 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 633

    A BLACK-PAINTED METAL DEED BOX AND A SELECTION OF BOOKS ON ENGLISH FURNITURE

    20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A BLACK-PAINTED METAL DEED BOX AND A SELECTION OF BOOKS ON ENGLISH FURNITURE
    20TH CENTURY
    The box with side carrying-handles and a Hobbs & Co., lock, the front stamped in gold lettering 'JAMES THURSBY-PELHAM, ESQ.', sold togeher with; Tipping, A.H., English Homes, 2 volumes, Period IV, vol. I, 1920, and Period III, vol. I, 1922, blue cloth and gilt; Macquoid, P., History of English Furniture, 3 volumes, 'The Age of Oak', 1904, 'The Age of Walnut', 1905, 'The Age of Mahogany', 1906, ('The Age of Satinwood') missing, red cloth and gilt; Rufford Abbey House sale catalogue, 11 Ocotober 1938; Symonds, R.W., Old English Walnut & Lacquer Furniture, 1923, with dedication inside in ink 'To J. Thursby Pelham with kind regards from R.W. Symonds, 1922'
    Deed Box: 14 in. (35.5 cm.) high; 23¾ in. (60 cm.) wide; 16½ in. (42 cm.) deep


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    This lot includes a copy of R. W. Symonds' Old English Walnut & Lacquer Furniture, 1923 with a dedication to Thursby Pelham from R. W. Symonds.

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    Provenance

    James Thursby Pelham, Esq. and by descent.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A DESCENDANT OF JAMES THURSBY PELHAM
    (LOTS 630-644)