• 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 228

    A VICTORIAN WALNUT AND BURR-WALNUT CIRCULAR BREAKFAST TABLE

    BY JOHNSTONE, JEANES & CO., CIRCA 1850

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN WALNUT AND BURR-WALNUT CIRCULAR BREAKFAST TABLE
    BY JOHNSTONE, JEANES & CO., CIRCA 1850
    The tilt-top on a turned column with outswept legs on brass castors, stamped 'Johnstone & Jeanes, 67 New Bond St., London. 63333'
    28¾ in. (73 cm.) high; 47¾ in. (121.5 cm.) diameter


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    The celebrated Bond Street firm of Messrs. Johnstone and Jeanes were noted in the Art Journal's illustrated catalogue of the London 1862 Exhibition as having been established for upwards of a century: 'its renown has been obtained not only by a good and substantial manufacture, but by continual study to introduce Art into all their works'. They are known to have supplied furniture to the Royal family - including George VI's dressing mirror, sold from the collection of HRH Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon,Christie's, London 14 June 2006, lot 853.

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