London, South Kensington
14 May 2003
A VICTORIAN BURR WALNUT AND TULIPWOOD CROSSBANDED SERPENINE CHIFFONIER
By Kendell & Co
With a glazed central drawer flanked by open shelves, bearing a paper label to the reverse 'KENDELL & CO.' and inscribed by hand '62228/WORKMAN'S NAME Roberts'
37in. (94cm.) high, 74in. (188cm.) wide, 21in. (53cm.) deep
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The Leeds firm of Kendell & Co. were taken over by Marsh and Jones in 1963, but are known to have labelled their furniture from the 1830's. See The Dictionary of English Furniture-Makers 1660-1840, FHS and W.S. Maney and Son Ltd, Leeds 1986.
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