20 November 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 7,500
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 4,000
A VICTORIAN 'HUNGARIAN' ASH THREE-TIER WHATNOT
BY HOLLAND & SONS, CIRCA 1860
With fluted supports joined by cross-stretchers, on brass castors, stamped 'Holland & Sons' and 'Queen Alexandra'
42¼ in. (107.5 cm.) high; 24 in. (61 cm) wide; 13 in. (33 cm.) deep
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Holland & Sons were among the most distinguished furniture producers of the Victorian period, starting as Taprell and Holland at the beginning of the 19th Century, and becoming Holland & Sons in 1843.
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