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    Sale 5746

    The Roger Warner Collection - Part I

    20 - 21 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 36

    AN OAK DOUBLE-SIDED OPEN BOOKCASE

    CIRCA 1927, REPUTEDLY DESIGNED BY OLIVER HILL FOR MERRYFIELD HOUSE, WITNEY

    Price Realised  

    AN OAK DOUBLE-SIDED OPEN BOOKCASE
    CIRCA 1927, REPUTEDLY DESIGNED BY OLIVER HILL FOR MERRYFIELD HOUSE, WITNEY
    With adjustable shelves, possibly cut down, lacking plinth
    81 in. (206 cm.) high; 45 in. (114.5 cm.) long; 16½ in. (42 cm.) deep


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    Merryfield House designed by Oliver Hill in the romantic Cotswold style, was built in 1927 for the Witney blanket manufacturer Sidney Smith.

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    Provenance

    By repute, Sidney Smith, Merryfield House, Witney, Oxfordshire.