The Thomas E Skidmore Collection: Mr Skidmore lived and worked in Shanghai as Chief Engineer, British American Tobacco Company until his retirement in 1935. See family letter of Provenance.
Late 19th/early 20th cent. Chinese export oak, Gothic revival sideboard. Three drawers over three storage compartments. Integral beading and Dental frieze design on cupboard doors, with solid brass handles. Barley twist supports, with foot rails and scroll shaped apron. 6708 stamped on reverse and Chinese characters written on inside frame. 78ins. x 24ins. x 45ins. Plus late 19th/early 20th cent. Chinese export, Gothic revival oak oval extending table with four leaves on barley twist supports, on original castors. 54ins. x 54ins closed. 71ins x 54ins extended. Plus six chairs and two carvers on barley twist supports with red Rexine upholstery and decorated with fret work scrolls. Both carvers and one chair are stamped 6708 (same as sideboard), on the underside of stretcher.
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