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    Sale 5745

    The Country House Sale: Pomfret House and Tetworth Hall

    5 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 44

    A SCOTTISH VICTORIAN MAPLE EASY ARMCHAIR

    BY MORISON & CO., EDINBURGH, LATE 19TH CENTURY

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    A SCOTTISH VICTORIAN MAPLE EASY ARMCHAIR
    By Morison & Co., Edinburgh, late 19th century
    The button-down padded back, seat and scrolled arms covered with floral printed cotton, on splayed legs and brass castors, the underside with stencilled label 'Morison & Co. Upholders Edinburgh'


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    Morison & Co were one of Edinburgh's leading cabinet makers. The proprietor of Morison & Co was William Robert Reid, who lived at Launston Castle, Cramond, just outside Edinburgh from 1902 to 1926. He left the castle and its collection in trust to the nation.

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