15 April 2011
This lot is offered without a reserve
A VICTORIAN GILT AND BLACK PAPIER-MACHE TRAY ON LATER STAND
STAMPED B. WALTON & CO., CIRCA 1850, THE STAND MODERN
Of scalloped rectangular form, decorated with birds and lattice-work scrolls and foliage, stamped to the reverse B. WALTON & CO. WARRANTED, on a faux bamboo stand
19½ in. (49.5 cm.) high; 31 in. (79 cm.) wide; 22½ in. (57 cm.) deep
Acquired from Alfred Bullard Inc., Philadelphia.
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The papier-mache manufacturers B. Walton & Co. of Wolverhampton, exhibited at the Great Exhibition of 1851 at the Crystal Palace in London.
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