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    Sale 5414

    The Sunday Sale

    28 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 1

    A VICTORIAN PAPIER MACHÉ TRAY ON STAND

    THE TRAY, LATE 19TH CENTURY; THE STAND, 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN PAPIER MACHÉ TRAY ON STAND
    The tray, late 19th century; the stand, 20th century
    Of shaped serpentine outline with floral decoration on a simulated bamboo stand joined by a X-stretcher
    21 in. (53.5 cm.) high; 31¼ in. (79.5 cm.) wide; 23¾ in. (60.5 cm.) deep


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    Pre-Lot Text

    The Sunday Sale - Property of Lord Richardson of Duntisbourne, K.G., (Lots 1-72); and The Harmsworth Collection, removed from Lime Lodge, Egham, Surrey (Lots 73-170)

    Property of Lord Richardson of Duntisbourne, K.G.

    The following collection of furniture and pictures comes from the Gloucestershire house of Lord Richardson of Duntisbourne. A former barrister and Chairman of Schroders, he is best known for having been Governor of the Bank of England between 1973 and 1983. He has been a Knight of the Garter since 1983.
    The house was decorated by Lord and Lady Richardson with the help of Imogen Taylor of Sybil Colefax and John Fowler Ltd.