18 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,250
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A MID-VICTORIAN WALNUT FOLIO STAND
THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
One side with a ratchetted reading rest, with three shelves joined by fluted supports, with a paper inventory label to the underside '5953'
52 in. (132 cm.) high; 36 in. (92 cm.) wide; 20 in. (51 cm.) deep
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A related design for a folio stand by Gillows for Ferguson and Co. is illustrated in S. Stuart, Gillows of Lancaster and London, 1730-1840, 2008, p. 99, pl. 645.
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premiumThis lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage
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