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    Sale 5374

    Christie's Interiors

    16 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 369

    A MID VICTORIAN BURR WALNUT BREAKFRONT BOOKCASE

    BY JAMES WINTER & SONS, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

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    A MID VICTORIAN BURR WALNUT BREAKFRONT BOOKCASE
    BY JAMES WINTER & SONS, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    The glazed doors enclosing ten shelves, stamped JAMES WINTER & SONS, 151, 153, 155 WARDOUR St SOHO LONDON
    53 in. (135 cm.) high; 72½ in. (184 cm.) wide; 14½ in. (37 cm.) deep


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    James Winter established his business in 1823 which was continued under his son until 1870.He described himself as a 'Broker,Licensed Appraiser & Undertaker,dealer in every description of second-hand household furniture'.He was a retailer and not a cabinet-maker but regularly identified his stock with his stamp.

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