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Lot 403: A VICTORIAN WALNUT, MAHOGANY, PALMWOOD AND EBONY MARQUETRY SECRÉTAIRE À ABATTANT, LATE 19TH CENTURY, IN THE MANNER OF HOLLAND AND SONS |
January 19, 2017
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: overall decorated with Greek-key friezes and marquetry with musical trophies and floral vases, the fall-front opening to a fitted interior with drawers, the lower section with an arrangement of four open sliding drawers
Most probably purchased by Henry Isaac Butterfield (1819 – 1910) for Cliffe Castle, Yorkshire;
By descent to his grand-daughter Marie-Louise Roosevelt Pierrepont (née Butterfield), Countess Manvers (1889 – 1984), whereupon moved to Thoresby Hall, Nottinghamshire in 1943;
Thence by descent.
Dimensions: 132cm. high, 80cm. wide, 47cm. deep; 4ft. 4in., 2ft. 7½in., 1ft. 6½in.