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Suite of Library Sofa and 4 Chairs
John Moyr Smith / Minton China Works
AED 25,000
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A library set includes a sofa and four chairs, frames in ebonized wood. Carved backs are decorated with hand-painted floral motifs, gilt, brass, and mother-of-pearl inlays. Each seat includes surmounted ceramic tiles produced by Minton China Works in Stoke-upon-Trent and designed by John Moyr Smith.

The tiles are illustrating the novels by Sir Walter Scott: "Ivanhoe", "Kenilworth", "The Talisman",  "Quentin Durward", "The Fair Maid of Perth", "The Heart of Midlothian".

Reupholstered with light-green satin.

Item Details
Reference: #FM061
  • Creator
    John Moyr Smith / Minton China Works
  • Dimensions
    1. Sofa - H 93 cm W 117 cm x D 58.5 cm
    2. Chairs - H 93 cm x W 45 cm x D 44 cm (each)
  • Weight
    27 kg
  • Place of origin
    England
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Package
    COC Box/Bag
  • Period / Date
    circa 1878
  • Materials & Techniques
    Cut Brass - Mintons Tiles - Ebonized Wood
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