A FINE AND IMPRESSIVE WOODEN CASED FOUR-PERSON PICNIC SET AND GAMES TABLE COMBINATION BY DREW & SONS OF PICCADILLY, CIRCA 1909

Summary

  • Type 
    Travel Goods & Luggage
  • Lot number 
    103
  • Location

Description

A FINE AND IMPRESSIVE WOODEN CASED FOUR-PERSON PICNIC SET AND GAMES TABLE COMBINATION BY DREW & SONS OF PICCADILLY, CIRCA 1909, the dark wooden case with polished brass handles, edging, lock, catch and hinges, the lid opening to reveal compartmentalised interior with red leather lining, fitted with full complement of picnic accessories comprising wicker-handled kettle rested in saucepan with folding handles, and burner with pierced decorative design, large vacuum flask by Jsola, a smaller Autotherm flask and wicker-covered glass bottle both contained in red leather pouch, three smaller glass bottles, two condiments jars, a set of four gilt-handled bone china tea-cups stacked in metal frame, an enamel-based food container, a smaller food tin, a set of four nested gilt-lined tumblers, a wicker-covered condiments jar, and two small condiments tins, with two hinged fold-out side-leaves, one fitted with set of four rectangular enamel plates and tea-spoons, the other with two sets of Duplex Pashas playing cards in red leather cases, a notebook and pencil, all housed behind tan leather straps, and with set of four bone china saucers and cutlery housed in the lid bearing small Ivorine maker's plaque, the case measuring 70 x 34 x 23cm, the lid with two hinged fold-out leaves opening out to form a card table with green baize playing surface and the underside of the case incorporating two sets of fold-down trestle legs forming the games table, and standing 78cm high overall, offered together with two keys.
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