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Upholstered Lift-Top Bench


English, ca. 1850-1865.
Stamped by maker, “LAMB MANCHESTER”
Mahogany, leather upholstery
Condition: Over-all in great condition, minor imperfections
Provenance: From a prominent Chicago collection
Lambs of Manchester were a renowned cabinet-making firm, founded by James Lamb. He was a Machester cabinetmaker who started in the mid-Victorian era. James Lamb was born in 1816, he joined the family business and turned it into a high-class interior design, decorating and furnishing firm. The firm had a cabinet-making workshop in Castleford and their main gallery in John Dalton Street, Manchester, with vast furniture showrooms over three floors showing their quality pieces for sale.
This upholstered lift-top bench with paneled sides exemplifies the quality of cabinetry found on pieces made and designed by Lambs of Manchester.

Dimensions: 19" h., 40" w., 16 1/2" d.

Item ID: F-SF-CH 241

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