27 November 2003
A PAIR OF BRASS-BOUND MAHOGANY LARGE PEAT-BUCKETS
Each of circular slatted form with a pair of carrying-handles and later metal liners, with paper label typed 'C HARCOURT SMITH ESQ'
31¼ in. (79.5 cm.) high; 19½ in. (49.5 cm.) diameter (2)
(Probably) Sir Cecil Harcourt-Smith (1859-1944).
With Gregory & Co., 27 Bruton Street, Berkeley Square, London W1, and purchased from them 18 October 1943 by
The Surtees family, Westdrums, Aberdeenshire.
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Sir Cecil Harcourt-Smith (1859-1944) was a distinguished archaeologist who was Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum.
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