Designer / Maker
The design attributed to Charles Bevan (fl. circa 1860-82)
The manufacture attributed to Mark & Jones (partnership 1864-70)
Birdseye maple, with inlaid decoration in various woods, and original leather top
70 x 107 x 55.5 cm
English (presumably Leeds), circa 1865
James Brett, Norwich; H. Blairman & Sons, 1980s; Lord McAlpine of West Green; H. Blairman & Sons, 1995; Saretta Barnet (1995-2017)
For Marsh & Jones, see Lindsay Boynton, ‘High Victorian Furniture: The Example of Marsh and Jones of Leeds, Furniture History III (1967), pp., 54-91.
For Charles Bevan, see H. Blairman & Sons, Gothic-Revival Furniture by Charles Bevan, n.d. .