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    Sale 5354

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    13 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 293

    A LATE VICTORIAN WALNUT AND BRASS INLAID BUFFET

    BY HOLLAND AND SONS, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LATE VICTORIAN WALNUT AND BRASS INLAID BUFFET
    BY HOLLAND AND SONS, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    With an arched ledge back inlaid with scrolling foliage centred by lions beneath a canopy, the two tiers each crossbanded and with ebony line inlay, the two panel doors below similarly inlaid with brass, one door stamped 'HOLLAND AND SONS'
    47 in. (120 cm.) high; 54 in. (137 cm.) wide ; 21 in. (54 cm.) deep


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    Holland and Sons were among the most distinguished furniture producers of the Victorian period, starting as Taprell and Holland at the beginning of the 19th century, and becoming Holland and Sons in 1843. They supplied the furniture for many of the London clubs including the Athenaeum, the Reform Club and the Oxford and Cambridge Club. They took over premises in Mount Street in 1851 and their archives dating to 1942, when the firm ceased trading, are preserved in the Victoria and Albert Museum.

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