Provenance & Patina: Important English Furniture from a West Coast Collection

Provenance & Patina: Important English Furniture from a West Coast Collection

View full screen - View 1 of Lot 1044. Ince, William and Mayhew, John,  The Universal System of Houshold Furniture, London, sold by Robert Sayer [?1762-1765].

Ince, William and Mayhew, John, The Universal System of Houshold Furniture, London, sold by Robert Sayer [?1762-1765]

Live auction begins on:

June 18, 06:00 PM GMT

Estimate

4,000 - 6,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

Folio, 451 x 286mm. Engraved titles in French (in sepia) and English (in black); engraved dedication to George Spencer, Duke of Marlborough in the uncancelled state; 101 plates by M. Darly on 95 sheets, not numbered consecutively, plates I and III printed in sepia, some light spotting. Contemporary calf, rebacked and recornered; probably the third issue complete with the last 6 unnumbered plates not found in all copies.


height 17 ¾ in.; width 11 ¼ in.

45.1 cm; 28.6 cm

The Collection of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Gutfreund 834 Fifth Avenue, Christie's New York, 26-27 January 2021, lot 172