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    Sale 7746

    PARISIAN TASTE IN LONDON: A PRIVATE COLLECTION AND FURNITURE

    10 September 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 453

    A LATE VICTORIAN BRASS AND EBONISED THREE-TIER ETAGERE

    BY HOWARD & SONS, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LATE VICTORIAN BRASS AND EBONISED THREE-TIER ETAGERE
    BY HOWARD & SONS, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    Each square tier with moulded edge, between turned uprights with acorn finials, on brass castors, the underside stamped 'HOWARD & SONS BERNERS ST' and with fragmentary paper label printed 'Howard & ... Upholsterers ... 25, 26 & 27 Berners St [...]'
    30½ in. (77.5 cm.) high; 15 in. (38 cm.) square


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    One of the most successful and well-known Victorian cabinet-making firms, Howard & Sons was formed by John Howard in 1820 and established in Berners Street by 1854. Messrs. Howard & Sons exhibited at the 1851 Great Exhibition and amongst several notable commissions contributed to the furnishing of Sudbury Hall, Derbyshire and Elton Hall, Huntingdonshire.

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