A pair of shelves

Ref: 1778
  • Designer / Maker

    The design attributed to W. R. Lethaby (1857-1931)

  • Detail

    Mahogany

    57.2 x 66.4 x 15 cm

    English (London), circa 1890-1900

  • Provenance

    Lindisfarne Castle, Northumberland

  • Notes

    Shelves of similar form, with initials for Lethaby and marked for Kenton & Co (1890-92), have been noted; see, for example, Phillips (London), 24 March 1987, lot 292.  For a related set, exhibited by Kenton & Co. at Barnard’s Inn, London in 1891, see Frances Collard, ‘Kenton & Co’, in The Decorative Arts Society Journal 20 (1996), pp. 29-33, fig. 2.