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    Sale 5345

    Christie's Interiors

    22 January 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 448

    A VICTORIAN CAST IRON WALKING STICK STAND

    BY BIGLAM, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN CAST IRON WALKING STICK STAND
    BY BIGLAM, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
    The backplate modelled as Lord Roberts, inscribed underneath BOBS, stamped with manufacturer's name to reverse and numbered 403 & 404, further stamped 414, RD. 363493
    29¼in. (74.3cm.) high, 15in. (38cm.) wide, 8in. (20.3cm.) deep


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    Field Marshal Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts VC KG KP GCB OM GCSI GCIE PC (1832-1914) was a distinguished Anglo-Irish soldier and one of the most successful commanders of the Victorian era in India, Afghanistan and South Africa. He was affectionately known as 'Bobs' by the troops he commanded.

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