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    Sale 5360

    Christie's Interiors

    29 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 30

    A HOWARD SOFA AND STOOL

    BY LENYGON & MORANT LTD, LONDON, MID 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A HOWARD SOFA AND STOOL
    BY LENYGON & MORANT LTD, LONDON, MID 20TH CENTURY
    Both bearing labels LENYGON & MORANT LTD/MAKERS OF/HOWARD/CHAIRS & SETTEES/48 SOUTH AUDLEY ST LONDON W1, one with handwritten label E.G.3639 and the other S/3507 GF
    The sofa -- 59 in. (150 cm.) wide (2)


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    The firm was established when the two top decorators and restorers, Lenygon and Morant merged their businesses in 1915. The firm refurbished many of the great country houses.

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    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage