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    Sale 5905

    Christie's Interiors

    7 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 171

    A LARGE WALNUT LIBRARY TABLE

    ATTRIBUTED TO SIR HERBERT BAKER

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    A LARGE WALNUT LIBRARY TABLE
    ATTRIBUTED TO SIR HERBERT BAKER
    The rectangular top inset with a faux-leather writing surface
    31½ (80 cm.) high; 153¾ in (390.5 cm.) long; 48½ in. (122.5 cm.) wide


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    Reputedly purchased from the library at Exeter University

    Sir Herbert Baker (1862 - 1946) renowned architect, one of his most notable commissions was to work along side Sir Edwin Lutyens on a series of important civic buildings built in New Delhi during 1912, returning to England the following year to establish his practice in London with partner Alexander Scott.

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