6 March 2003
AN EARLY VICTORIAN BRASS-MOUNTED OAK HALL STAND
Attributed to James Shoolbred & Co.
The rectangular reeded tablet with shaped galleried back, above an ash-lined drawer on shaped pierced supports, the sides with open back and curved brass rail above a pierced galleried shelf, the sides with segmental removable brass tray, on reeded and moulded plinth, with shaped brass feet, the top possibly originally with a marble
39½ in. (100.5 cm.) high; 39¾ in. (101 cm.) wide; 13¼ in. (33.5 cm.) deep
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An almost identical hall stand by Shoolbred was sold anonymously, in these Rooms, 30 November 2000, lot 264 (£3,290).
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