The Late Robinson S. Brown Jr Collection

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Date of Auction: 10th June 2015

Sold for £360

Estimate: £300 - £400

BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, Stowe, Skidmore’s Farthing, 1796, Hermitage building with tree and grass in foreground, rev. built anno domo 1704 within two concentric circles, edge grained, 3.77g/1h (DH 29a; Preston-Morley 1055, this piece). Edge filed to deceive, otherwise extremely fine with much original colour, very rare £300-400


Provenance: W Longman Collection, Glendining Auction, 12-13 March 1958, lot 9; P.J. Preston-Morley Collection, DNW Auction 52, 28-9 November 2001, lot 1055 [from Baldwin September 1974], recté DH 29a