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    Sale 5922

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    24 February 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 264

    A LATE VICTORIAN BRASS MOUNTED CORNER UMBRELLA STAND

    BY J A S SHOOLBRED, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LATE VICTORIAN BRASS MOUNTED CORNER UMBRELLA STAND
    BY J A S SHOOLBRED, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    With an enamel plaque to the back 'JAMES SHOOLBRED/TOTTENHAM HOUSE/TOTTENHAM COURT ROAD/LONDON' Lacking liner
    38 in. (97 cm.) high; 11½ in. (29 cm.) wide; 11½ in. (29 cm.) deep


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    James Shoolbred and Company was located on Tottenham Court Road, a thriving centre for fashionable furniture shops from the 1860s. They operated one of the first great department stores in London, and while their trade was diverse, they began producing furniture in around 1870.

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