Harcroft House Sale

Live Auction, 18 November 2019

Session Two

Sold for

ZAR 2 111
Lot 314
  • An Edwardian engraved glass and electroplate-mounted biscuit barrel


Lot Estimate
ZAR 2 000 - 3 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 2 111

About this Item

An Edwardian engraved glass and electroplate-mounted biscuit barrel

the ovoid glass body engraved with ferns and frosted leaves, star-cut base, the sides applied with a swing handle, the detachable engraved cover surmounted by a rope-twist finial terminating in a rectangular plaque engraved 'Biscuits', chipped, 16cm high; and a silver-plated folding biscuit box, F. Bros & Son, St. Ainforth’s Stanfords Patent, late 19th/early 20th century, the engraved two-part hinged body enclosing a double pierced compartment, supported on a pierced branch form stand, stamped St. Ainforth’s Patent, 4158, 23cm high

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Notes

The biscuit barrel appears in photographs of Harcroft, Perak, during Charles and Muriel Rycroft’s occupancy post 1945



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