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Details about  Antique English Victorian Jennings & Bettridge Paper Papier Mache Tray on Stand

Antique English Victorian Jennings & Bettridge Paper Papier Mache Tray on Stand See original listing
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Nov 08, 2013 12:08:53 PST
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US $2,450.00
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Item location:
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

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270879423123
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Last updated on  Sep 06, 2012 10:36:05 PDT  View all revisions

Item specifics

Primary Material:

Paper Mache

Original/Reproduction:

Original

Age:

1850-1899

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This is a nice antique English Victorian era Jennings & Bettridge tray with bird & butterfly decoration as shown. The tray was obviously made later for this piece. Some minor crazing and imperfections as shown. Measures 27" x 20 1/2" x 18 3/4"

Just wanted to give a little provenance to potential buyers. This was purchased out of local estate of Douglas MacCarthy. 

Doug MacCarthy was an architect and builder until he went blind in his early 30s. He switched careers and became a banker before becoming a financial adviser.

He made lots of money and knew how to raise more. He became a patron and fundraiser for the arts in St. Louis. He was one of the founders of what is now the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis.

He lived on a 2-acre estate in Ladue surrounded by a garden that's been called one of the most beautiful in America. The two homes on his estate are filled with a fabulous collection of artworks, none of which he could see

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For a shipping quote you can contact us through ebay and we will get back to you with a quote. We use a blanket wrap service, a box & crate service as well as usps & the ups store. We also use Greyhound Shipping(Greyhound PackageXpress) on smaller items that comply with their standards. Local pick up is available at our store: 2533 Brentwood Blvd St. Louis, MO 63144


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