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    Sale 12037

    Interiors

    8 June 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 431

    A PAIR OF ENGLISH CARVED AND POLYCHROME-DECORATED FAIRGROUND COLUMNS

    BY ORTON & SPOONER, CIRCA 1920

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    A PAIR OF ENGLISH CARVED AND POLYCHROME-DECORATED FAIRGROUND COLUMNS
    BY ORTON & SPOONER, CIRCA 1920
    Each with foliate decorated shield inscribed 'H.TUBY & SON'
    72 ¼ in. (183.5 cm.) high


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    Orton & Spooner of Burton-on-Trent were celebrated fairground carvers who supplied the carved decorations for ‘Tuby & Co’ who were the showman operators of the ‘Switchback’ ride.

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