• The Althorp Attic Sale - Inclu auction at Christies

    Sale 5467

    The Althorp Attic Sale - Including the Spencer Carriages

    7 - 8 July 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 119

    A WILLIAM IV MAHOGANY PEDESTAL SIDEBOARD

    BY JAMES WINTER AND SONS, CIRCA 1830

    Price Realised  

    A WILLIAM IV MAHOGANY PEDESTAL SIDEBOARD
    BY JAMES WINTER AND SONS, CIRCA 1830
    The scallop shell carved back above three drawers and three doors, two locked, on paw feet, two back bracket feet lacking, stamped 'JAMES WINTER AND SONS, 151, 153, 155 WARDOUR ST, SOHO, LONDON'
    46 in. (118 cm.) high; 92 in. (234 cm.) wide; 20½ in. (52 cm.) deep


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    James Winter was a retailer of furniture who founded his business at 101 Wardour Street in 1823. The business survived until 1870, when it was operating from 151, 153 and 155 Wardour Street (The Dictionary of English Furniture Makers 1660-1840, Leeds, 1986, p. 992-3 and C. Gilbert, Pictorial Dictionary of Marked London Furniture 1700-1840, Leeds, 1996, p. 47 and figs. 1020-3).

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    Provenance

    According to the 7th Earl's inventory: Susanna Mary FitzRoy (1878-1961), Duchess of Grafton, in the Dining Room at Harleston, Norfolk.
    Acquired by Albert Edward John, 7th Earl Spencer (1892-1975) at her sale at Harleston in June 1928.


    Literature

    Albert Edward John, 7th Earl Spencer (1892-1975), Althorp, Furniture, Vol. I, circa 1937 and later