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    Sale 5901

    Christie's Interiors

    3 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 180

    A PAIR OF CHINESE-EXPORT OAK AND ELM BOOKCASES

    MID-19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF CHINESE-EXPORT OAK AND ELM BOOKCASES
    MID-19TH CENTURY
    One with the remains of a depository label, the other with a printed label 'MOUSELL BROS.' DEPOSITORY,/BIRMINGHAM,/Hoffgward', the backboards pasted with Illustrated London News and The Times from 1875, 1876, and 1882, also with a chalk inscription to the back 'FOR STOWTINS' (KENT) and 'GILLIAN'
    75 in. (191 cm.) high; 37 in. (94 cm.) wide; 16½ in. (42 cm.) deep (2)


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