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    Sale 12975

    Noble & Private Collections Part I

    2 November 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 37

    A PAIR OF WILLIAM IV ORMOLU AND BLUE SEVRES PORCELAIN-MOUNTED KINGWOOD OCCASIONAL TABLES

    BY JOHN WOOD, DATED 1831, ALMOST CERTAINLY SUPPLIED BY EDWARD HOLMES BALDOCK, 1831, IN THE MANNER OF BVRB

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    A PAIR OF WILLIAM IV ORMOLU AND BLUE SEVRES PORCELAIN-MOUNTED KINGWOOD OCCASIONAL TABLES
    BY JOHN WOOD, DATED 1831, ALMOST CERTAINLY SUPPLIED BY EDWARD HOLMES BALDOCK, 1831, IN THE MANNER OF BVRB
    Each signed in ink to carcass under the plaques 'John Wood, May 10 1831, aged 24, London', one stamped 'IW', the porcelain plaques each marked with interlaced L's and date letter R, with remains of label inscribed 'BUCCLEUCH' and 'N.494',
    26 ¼ in. (66.5 cm.) high; 16 ½ in. (41.5 cm.) wide; 12 ¼ in. (31 cm.) deep


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    The accounts of 'His Grace the Duke of Buccleuch Paid 16 June 1831 Bought of E.H. Baldock Chinaman By Appointment to His Majesty Hanway Street, Oxford Street' records on 28 May 1831, 'A Pair of Small Tables richly ornamented in Plaques of Sèvres China turquoise Gd enriched with Ormolu' at a cost of £90, possibly the present pair. It is likely John Wood was an apprentice or journeyman in the employ of Baldock.

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    Provenance

    Almost certainly supplied by E.H. Baldock to Walter Montagu Douglas Scott, 5th Duke of Buccleuch (d. 1884), and thence by descent until sold, 'The Property of the Duke of Buccleuch' (at Boughton), Christie's, London, 31 October 1946, lot 68.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A SWISS PRIVATE COLLECTION