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    Sale 5908

    Christie's Interiors

    14 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 409

    A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY AND PARCEL GILT WARDROBE

    BY HOLLAND & SONS, THRID QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY AND PARCEL GILT WARDROBE
    BY HOLLAND & SONS, THRID QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    With a stepped cornice and mirror door enclosing a brass hanging rail on a plinth base stamped 'HOLLAND & SONS'
    93 in. (236 cm.) high; 59 in. (150 cm.) wide; 27 in. (69 cm.) deep


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    Holland and 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 and Sons in 1843. They supplied the furniture for many of the London clubs including the Athenaeum, the Reform Club and the Oxford and Cambridge Club. They took over premises in Mount Street in 1851 and their archives dating to 1942, when the firm ceased trading, are preserved in the Victoria and Albert Museum.

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