• Christie's Interiors  auction at Christies

    Sale 5999

    Christie's Interiors

    14 December 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 243

    AN EARLY VICTORIAN ROSEWOOD STOOL

    MID-19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN EARLY VICTORIAN ROSEWOOD STOOL
    MID-19TH CENTURY
    The rectangular padded seat above lotus leaf clasped tapering legs, stamped 'FROGMORE HOUSE V.? CROWN ROOM 12 1871' and 'DR?'
    18¼ in. (46.5 cm.) wide


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    Queen Victoria's daughter Princess Helena and her husband Prince Christian were at Frogmore in the late 1860s which is possibly why these inventory marks were applied, probably by Holland & Sons.

    Special Notice

    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage