Lot 403
  • 403

A Victorian walnut, mahogany, palmwood and ebony marquetry secrétaire à abattant, late 19th century, in the manner of Holland and sons

3,000 - 5,000 GBP
bidding is closed


  • Walnut, mahogany, palmwood, ebony
  • 132cm. high, 80cm. wide, 47cm. deep; 4ft. 4in., 2ft. 7½in., 1ft. 6½in.
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.

Catalogue Note

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