5 April 2001
A SMALL EARLY VICTORIAN MAHOGANY DECANTER-TABLE
By C. Hindley and Sons
The rectangular three-quarter galleried top above a frieze drawer, on turned baluster legs joined by an X-frame turned stretcher, on brass caps and castors, the caps stamped 'COPE'S PATENT STRONG', stamped twice 'C · HINDLEY & SONS 134 OXFORD ST. LONDON', and stamped '606' and '908', the underside with indistinct pencil inscription 'J I' (?)
18¾ in. (47.5 cm.) high; 21 in. (53.5 cm.) wide; 11¾ in. (30 cm.) deep
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Prior to their acquisition of the cabinet-makers Miles & Edwards of 134 Oxford Street in 1844, C. Hindley & Sons were carpet, rug and floor manufacturers. Items stamped 'C. Hindley & Sons 134 Oxford Street' can be dated to after 1844.
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