• 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 223

    A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY LINEN PRESS

    BY JOHNSTONE, JEANES & CO., CIRCA 1840

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY LINEN PRESS
    BY JOHNSTONE, JEANES & CO., CIRCA 1840
    With a pair of doors enclosing hanging space and shelves, above two short and two long drawers, stamped 'Johnstone, Jeanes & Co., 67 New Bond St., London', the reverse with a label 'G.R.V, Private Property'; Together with a further Kent family ownership label, also inscribed in chalk 'H.R.H. Duchess Kent'
    80¾ in. (205 cm.) high; 52 in. (132 cm.) wide; 24½ in. (62.5 cm.) deep


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    This printed label relates to an undated inventory carried out during the reign of King George V (d.1936).

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    Provenance

    King George V (d.1936) and then by family descent.