• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5685

    Christie's Interiors

    2 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 59

    A MID-VICTORIAN ROSEWOOD OTTOMAN

    BY MILES & EDWARDS, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A MID-VICTORIAN ROSEWOOD OTTOMAN
    BY MILES & EDWARDS, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    Later re-upholstered, stamped to the underside 'MILES & EDWARDS 134 OXFORD ST LONDON 1032' and with depositry label marked for CHESHAM, on bun feet with castors
    17 in. (43 cm.) high; 31 in. (79 cm.) wide


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    Miles & Edwards was one the most important firms of the later Regency and Victorian periods. Founded by Henry Miles in 1822, Miles & Edwards supplied clients throughout the country with furniture, fabrics and wallpapers.

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