Holland and Sons, manufacturer
“the rectangular top with rounded outset corners, the frieze inlaid with purple heart arabesques above a pair of panelled glazed cupboard doors, with fluted columns at the sides on toupee feet, the sides with purple heart stringing. 5 feet 10 ½r inches; 179.5cm high, 2 feet 11 inches; 90cm wide. The original cost of this display cabinet was £57 10s. Sotheby’s no. 170.
This cabinet comes from a ”collection of furniture was originally commissioned in 1868 by Mr R. N. Thornton from Holland and Sons, Mount Street, for his country house, Knowle Cottage, Sidmouth, Devon. Ex Collection Miss E. M. Thornton” (32).
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