20 - 21 September 2004
A SET OF FOUR REGENCY BRASS DOOR-PORTERS
BY J. & W. KINGDON, 1817
24 in. (61 cm.) high (4)
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Recorded as '6 brass door Porters -- 9.0.0' in J. & W. Kingdon's Invoice to 'His Grace The Duke of Bedford' dated 1817.
Three of these are probably the '3 door dogs' recorded in the Hall in the 1839 Inventory.
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