• The Manolo March Collection Fr auction at Christies

    Sale 7817

    The Manolo March Collection From Son Galcerán, Mallorca

    28 - 29 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 339

    A SCOTTISH NATURALISTICALLY-MODELLED GLAZED-TERRACOTTA GARDEN SEAT

    BY HURLFORD FIRECLAY WORKS, AYRSHIRE, CIRCA 1880

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SCOTTISH NATURALISTICALLY-MODELLED GLAZED-TERRACOTTA GARDEN SEAT
    BY HURLFORD FIRECLAY WORKS, AYRSHIRE, CIRCA 1880
    Stamped 'HURLFORD'
    34¼ in. (87 cm.) high; 25½ in. (65 cm.) wide; 23½ in. (60 cm.) deep


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    The fashion for naturalistic seats such as these reached a peak in the 1870s, with production based predominantly in Scotland. Hurlford's principal competitors were Lindsay of Dunfermlin and Moss End.

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    Provenance

    Acquired through Pierre Delbée by Don Bartolomé March Servera for Miguel Angel, Madrid, circa 1965.