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    Sale 5903

    Christie's Interiors

    19 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 513

    A PAIR OF LATE VICTORIAN OAK LIBRARY OPEN ARMCHAIRS

    RETAILED BY MILES & EDWARDS, MADE BY OETZMANN & CO., LATE 19TH CENTURY

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    A PAIR OF LATE VICTORIAN OAK LIBRARY OPEN ARMCHAIRS
    RETAILED BY MILES & EDWARDS, MADE BY OETZMANN & Co., LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The later green leather button-down padded backs and seats on x-frame supports, the rails stamped MILES & EDWARDS 134 OXFORD ST. 11186, with further stamped metal label OETZMANN & CO. MANUFACTURES HAMPSTEAD ROAD, LONDON (2)


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    Miles & Edwards was one of the most important firms of the later Regency and early Victorian periods. Founded by Henry Miles in 1822 at 134 Oxford Street, Miles & Edwards supplied clients throughout the country with furniture, fabrics and wallpapers. (Forgotten Furniture Makers of Victorian London, Rosamond Allwood).

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