Hanging Cabinet. Holland and Sons, manufacturer. 1868. “Hungarian Ash with fretted gallery raised on fluted columns and with a pair of cupboard doors below, and with purple heart stringing throughout.” 2 feet 6 inches wide (76 cm.) x 2 feet 5 inches (73.5 cm) high); 122 cm. Click on image to enlarge it. Sotheby’s no. 157.

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).


“An important Collection of Furniture by Holland and Sons.” Important Arts and Crafts Furniture . . . 1839-1930. Sotheby’s Belgravia, 28 May 1975. pp. 32-40.

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