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A SCOTTISH LATE VICTORIAN MAHOGANY PICTURE-EASEL
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A SCOTTISH LATE VICTORIAN MAHOGANY PICTURE-EASEL

BY JOHN TAYLOR & SON, EDINBURGH, LATE 19TH CENTURY

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A SCOTTISH LATE VICTORIAN MAHOGANY PICTURE-EASEL
BY JOHN TAYLOR & SON, EDINBURGH, LATE 19TH CENTURY
With rising picture-rest with two shallow shelves at the lower edge, on moulded supports and hinged back-rest, the back stamped 'JOHN TAYLOR & SON MANUFACTURERS EDINBURGH'
73 in. (185.5 cm.) high; 28¼ in. (71.5 cm.) wide; depth is adjustable
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John Taylor and Son were appointed 'Cabinet-makers and Upholsterers in Ordinary to Her Majesty the Queen' at Edinburgh in 1852. Their Rosemount Cabinet Works at Gardner's Court opened around 1857 and they continued trading until they were taken over in 1968. See 'An Anthology of Regional Furniture with Maker's Identification', Regional Furniture, 1993, p. 130.
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