London, South Kensington
10 December 2003
AN EARLY VICTORIAN MAHOGANY WARDROBE
By John Kendell & Co
With a central arrangement of drawers flanked by hanging cupboards, bearing a paper label to the reverse 'JOHN KENDALL & CO No.19780 WORKMAN'S NAME RICHARDSON'
77½in. (197cm.) high, 79½in. (202cm.) wide, 23in. (58cm.) deep
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The Leeds firm of John Kendell & Co were taken over by Marsh & Jones in 1863, but are known to have labelled their furniture from the 1830s.
See The Dictionary of English Furniture Makers 1660-1840, FHS and W S Maney & Son Ltd, Leeds, 1986.
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