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    Sale 7524

    Turin London Corfu The Collection of Giorgio Marsan and Umberta Nasi Volume II Session II

    12 - 13 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 441

    A PAIR OF VICTORIAN WALNUT EASY ARMCHAIRS

    BY HOWARD & SONS, LATE 19TH CENTURY

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A PAIR OF VICTORIAN WALNUT EASY ARMCHAIRS
    BY HOWARD & SONS, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    Each with arched rectangular padded button back, arms and seat covered in yellow velvet on ring-turned legs with brass castors, the back left leg stamped '9828/5517', the castors stamped 'HOWARD & SONS, LONDON'
    33½ in. (85 cm.) high; 25½ in. (64.5 cm.) wide; 36 in. (91.5 cm.) deep (2)


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    One of the most successful and well-known Victorian cabinet-making firms, Howard & Sons was formed by John Howard in 1820. Messrs. Howard and Sons exhibited at the 1851 Great Exhibition, and amongst several notable commissions contributed to the furnishing of Sudbury Hall, Derbyshire and Elton Hall, Northamptonshire.

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