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Details & Cataloguing

Vivien: The Vivien Leigh Collection

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VITRINE TABLE
brass, boxwood strung rosewood, painted, ebonised and parcel-gilt
77.5 by 48.5 by 36.5cm., 30½ by 19 by 14¼in.
19th century
Made circa 1815.
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Literature

Notley Abbey Inventory, April 1948, p. 16, principal bedroom, ‘A French Empire oval Show Table the interior lined ruby velvet glazed top with ormolu gallery mahogany and fine framing on japanned and gilt turned pillar and scroll tripod 19½" wide’ (The Vivien Leigh Archive, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, THM/433/6/1).

Catalogue Note

This was used to display Vivien's collection of antique watches and latterly, snuff boxes.

Vivien: The Vivien Leigh Collection

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London