London, South Kensington
8 May 1991
A Regency rectangular brass fender, the frieze with pierced foliate ornament flanked by anthemion and palmette angles, on three paw feet -- 39½in. (100cms.) wide.
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The property of
THE LATE LADY (EDGAR) BONHAM-CARTER,
REMOVED FROM WYCK PLACE,
Sold by Order of the Executors.
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