• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5977

    Christie's Interiors

    20 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 345

    A MID-VICTORIAN ASH AND MARQUETRY INLAID SIX PIECE PART BEDROOM SUITE

    CIRCA 1870, IN THE MANNER OF CHARLES BEVAN

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MID-VICTORIAN ASH AND MARQUETRY INLAID SIX PIECE PART BEDROOM SUITE
    CIRCA 1870, IN THE MANNER OF CHARLES BEVAN
    THE HAND-PAINTED TILES TO THE WASH-STAND POSSIBLY MINTON, TOGETHER WITH A NEAR MATCHING ASH HALF-TESTER BED, AND A SIMILAR OAK OPEN ARMCHAIR AND ASH POT CUPBOARD
    THE WARDROBE: 96 IN. (244 CM.) HIGH; 95 IN. (242 CM.) WIDE; 24 IN. (61 CM.) DEEP (6)


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    THERE ARE STRONG STYLISTIC LINKS BETWEEN THIS BEDROOM SUITE AND THE ONE DESIGNED BY CHARLES BEVAN AND MADE BY MARSH AND JONES, LEEDS, WHICH WAS COMMISSIONED IN 1866 BY THE MILL OWNER TITUS SALT JNR, FOR HIS HOUSE AT BAILDON, YORKSHIRE. SEE CHRISTOPHER GILBERT, FURNITURE AT TEMPLE NEWSAM HOUSE AND LOTHERTON HALL, NATIONAL ART-COLLECTIONS-FUND AND THE LEEDS ART COLLECTIONS FUND, BRADFORD AND LONDON, 1978, VOL. II, PAGES 394-406, PLATES 521C-521M.

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    No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage


    Saleroom Notice

    PLEASE NOTE THAT THE HEAD BOARD, CANOPY, AND SIDE RAILS OF THE BED HAVE BEEN CROPPED FROM THE LOT IMAGE.