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Probably supplied to Sir Andrew Walker Bt. circa 1890 for the newly acquired Oswaston Manor, Derbyshire.
The property of Sir Peter Walker-Okeover, BT., Christie's London, 9 June 1999, lot 38.
The height measurement of this lot was taken with the handle down.