AN ART DECO SILVER-MOUNTED LAPIS LAZULI BANDED ONYX DESK SET BY HENRY GRIFFITH & SONS LTD., LONDON, 1921 AND 1922
Property from Croft House, Helensburgh
AN ART DECO SILVER-MOUNTED LAPIS LAZULI BANDED ONYX DESK SET BY HENRY GRIFFITH & SONS LTD., LONDON, 1921 AND 1922
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AN ART DECO SILVER-MOUNTED LAPIS LAZULI BANDED ONYX DESK SET BY HENRY GRIFFITH & SONS LTD., LONDON, 1921 AND 1922
AN ART DECO SILVER-MOUNTED LAPIS LAZULI BANDED ONYX DESK SET BY HENRY GRIFFITH & SONS LTD., LONDON, 1921 AND 1922
AN ART DECO SILVER-MOUNTED LAPIS LAZULI BANDED ONYX DESK SET BY HENRY GRIFFITH & SONS LTD., LONDON, 1921 AND 1922
AN ART DECO SILVER-MOUNTED LAPIS LAZULI BANDED ONYX DESK SET BY HENRY GRIFFITH & SONS LTD., LONDON, 1921 AND 1922
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AN ART DECO SILVER-MOUNTED LAPIS LAZULI BANDED ONYX DESK SET BY HENRY GRIFFITH & SONS LTD., LONDON, 1921 AND 1922

Estimate: 800 - 1,200 GBP
Property from Croft House, Helensburgh

AN ART DECO SILVER-MOUNTED LAPIS LAZULI BANDED ONYX DESK SET BY HENRY GRIFFITH & SONS LTD., LONDON, 1921 AND 1922

Estimate: 800 - 1,200 GBP
Lot sold:1,000GBP
(5 bids, reserve met)

Description

Property from Croft House, Helensburgh

AN ART DECO SILVER-MOUNTED LAPIS LAZULI BANDED ONYX DESK SET BY HENRY GRIFFITH & SONS LTD., LONDON, 1921 AND 1922


comprising; a stationery case with a hinged lid enclosing divisions, a desk calendar, with ivorine date insets, a stamp box, an ashtray and a blotter with integral mahogany support (5)


stationary case: 15cm. high, 23cm. wide, 13cm. deep; 6in., 9in., 5in.


Please note: Condition 11 of the Conditions of Business for Buyers (Online Only) is not applicable to this lot.


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Condition Report

Very stylish. Would look stunning after a deep clean. Some typical chips to extremities wear to printed calendar insets. Some loose elements.

ink stand: 26cm wide.

ashtray 8cm long

blotter 15cm. wide

stamp case 10.5cm. wide


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot provided by Sotheby's. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation because Sotheby's is not a professional conservator or restorer but rather the condition report is a statement of opinion genuinely held by Sotheby's. For that reason, Sotheby's condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot.

Provenance

Acquired by Captain Ion Harrison (1889-1952)

Photographed in the Drawing Room at Croft House circa 1926.