London, South Kensington
18 March 2009
AN EDWARDIAN MAHOGANY EASY ARMCHAIR
BY HOWARD & SONS, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
The arched padded back, arms and seat covered in grey and cream monogrammed Howard & Sons printed cotton, on square tapering legs, the underside with a cotton label printed 'HOWARD & SONS LTD.,/BY APPOINTMENT 31 OLD BURLINGTON ST., LONDON W1', one leg stamped '18270/38 HOWARD & SONS LTD BERNERS ST.', the castors stamped 'HOWARD & SONS LTD LONDON'
34 in. (86 cm.) high; 29 in. (74 cm.) wide; 38 in. (96.5 cm.) deep
Almost certainly supplied to Algernon Hawkins Thomand, 9th Earl of Kintore (1852-1930) for Keith Hall, Aberdeenshire after major alterations to the house between 1900-1903.
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