• Property from the Collection o auction at Christies

    Sale 7819

    Property from the Collection of HRH The Prince George, Duke of Kent KG, KT, and HRH Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent CI, GCVO and their families

    20 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 304

    A VICTORIAN 'HUNGARIAN' ASH THREE-TIER WHATNOT

    BY HOLLAND & SONS, CIRCA 1860

    Price Realised  

    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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    Provenance

    Queen Alexandra (1844-1925) and then by family descent.