8 June 2016,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,250
Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,800
A VICTORIAN OAK OPEN LIBRARY BOOKCASE
MID 19TH CENTURY
With six adjustable shelves with leather fringes flanked by pilasters with foliate caps, the pediment with the crests of Dickenson and Trotman above the motto 'FACTA NON VERBA'
91 in. (231 cm.) high; 56 ½ in. (144 cm.) wide; 18 in. (46 cm.) deep
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The crests are for Frederick Dickenson and Harriette-Elizabeth (nee) Trotman of Siston Court, Gloucestershire.
The bookcase was likely made for their library, law chambers or a school endowment.
This Lot is transferred to an offsite warehouse ‘Cadogan Tate’ at the close of business on the day of the sale. We will give you 2 weeks free storage from the date of the sale and after that point charges apply. All other lots will be held at Christie''s South Kensington until 5pm the fifth Friday after the sale. It will then be transferred to Cadogan Tate.