London, South Kensington
7 July 2000
A late Victorian stained beechwood upholstered seat or bench
With stuff-over rectangular gold velvet back and stuff-over bowed seat, hung with plaitted fringed tassels, on turned tapering legs with beaded brass caps and porcelain castors
97in. (246.5cm.) wide, 36½in. (92.5cm.) high, 31in. (79cm.) deep
Sir Julius Wernher, 1st Bt. (1850-1912), Bath House, London, and Luton Hoo, Bedfordshire, by whom bequeathed, through his widow
Alice, Lady Wernher, subsequently Lady Ludlow (1862-1945), to their son
Sir Harold Wernher, 3rd Bt., G.C.V.O. (1893-1973), Luton Hoo, Bedfordshire, in the Lower Corridor, and by descent.
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