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    Sale 5409

    The Sunday Sale - Property of Mrs. Gwen Pethick; Property of a Gentleman and Property of a Gentleman removed from Seisdon Hall, South Staffordshire.

    16 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 45

    A MID VICTORIAN GILT-METAL AND PORCELAIN MOUNTED TULIPWOOD CROSSBANDED BONHEUR DU JOUR

    THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A MID VICTORIAN GILT-METAL AND PORCELAIN MOUNTED TULIPWOOD CROSSBANDED BONHEUR DU JOUR
    THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    The porcelain plaques painted with figures and floral designs
    53in. (135cm.) high; 46in. (117cm.) wide; 22in. (56cm.) deep


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    A similar example of a bonheur du jour in the French taste is illustrated in Christopher Payne, 19th Century European Furniture, Antique Collectors' Club, 1981, p. 116 pl.256

    Special Notice

    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