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    Sale 12039

    Interiors

    17 August 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 336

    A LARGE VICTORIAN ROSEWOOD BREAKFRONT BOOKCASE

    BY GILLOW, MID-19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LARGE VICTORIAN ROSEWOOD BREAKFRONT BOOKCASE
    BY GILLOW, MID-19TH CENTURY
    The moulded cornice above open shelves, the lower section with cupboard doors enclosing a shelf on a plinth base, with brass plaque inscribed 'Presented to/THE/CENTRAL LONDON OPHTHALMIC HOSPITAL/by/ERNEST CLARKE Esq. C.V.O., F.R.C.S./Surgeon to the Hospital 1883-1914', originally with doors
    107 ½ in. (273 cm.) high; 116 in. (294.5 cm.) wide; 26 ½ in. (67.5 cm.) deep


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE PETER ASCROFT, SHERFORD HOUSE, BROMYARD, HEREFORDSHIRE (LOTS 290 to 342)