• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 179

    WOLFRAM ONSLOW FORD (BRITISH, BORN 1880)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    WOLFRAM ONSLOW FORD (BRITISH, BORN 1880)
    Two cat's heads
    one indistinctly inscribed 'Wolfram' and dated '1896?' (to the reverse, interior), bronze with green patina; and the other, taller, bronze with brown patina, each on serpentine marble plinth bases
    The tallest - 12 in. (30.5 cm.) high, overall
    Together with four photographs, including two of Wolfram Onslow Ford and two signed photographs presented to Wolfram, one from pianist and composer Herbert Fryer and another from the Maharajah of Benares (6)


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    Literature

    Inventory and Valuation of the contents of Newton Hall, Felton, Morpeth, Northumberland, The Property of Brigadier General B. F. Widdrington, C.M.G., D.S.O., 1925, p. 209.