|The Rushden Echo Friday May 16th 1919, transcribed by Susan Manton.
17, Manton Road, Rushden.
Valuable Household Furniture and Effects.
To be sold by auction by John S. Mason on Monday 19th May 1919, by order of the Executors of the late Miss Wallis including:-
5 mahogany Chippendale chairs, walnut drawing room suite of settee, 2 occasional and 6 chairs, mahogany extending dining table with 1 loose leaf, chenille table cover, settee with seat and cushions, cottage pianoforte in mahogany case, mahogany chiffonier, inlaid walnut oval loo table, oak office table with 2 drawers, 4ft 6in. x 2ft. 9in., 6 chairs in leather, lady’s and gent’s easy chairs in leather, mahogany couch in horsehair, arm and 6 caned seated chairs, inlaid walnut work table, gilt frame pier glass, walnut chiffonier with marble top and plate glass back, Brussels and tapestry carpets, duck drugget, 3 coloured engravings: “Miss Fordyce” (after J. Reynolds) by Philip Corbutt, “The Duchess of Hamilton and Argyll” (after C. Read) by R. Lowry (damaged) and “King George III”: pictures, ornaments, vases, brass rail curb and fire brasses, iron curb, steel fire implements, Japanned coal vase with shovel, brass and ebony inlaid walnut writing desk, mahogany ditto, rosewood workbox, 5 tier mahogany whatnot, marble timepiece, copper tea urn, a few pieces old china, mahogany hanging wardrobe 6ft 6in x 3ft 3in, mahogany bedstead with canopy, hangings and palliasses, mahogany chest of 5 drawers, mahogany bed steps, commode with pewter pan, mahogany duchesse dressing table with swing glass and washstand with marble top, mahogany swing toilet glass, oak dressing table with drawer, 8 rush-seated chairs, 6 cane ditto, iron bedstead, palliasses, feather bed, bolster and pillows, patchwork quilt. Marcella counterpane, 4ft iron bedstead with brass foot pr, palliasses, kidder carpeting, wool mats, hearthrugs, tapestry stair carpet, brass stair rods, oak grained deal chest, painted chest of 5 drawers, painted washstand and table, chamber ware, towel airers, deal kitchen table, 2 folding chairs, round mahogany table, oak ditto, mahogany stand, jardinière and aspidistra, pr. cut glass decanters, 9 wine glasses, gold and white tea ware, sundry dinner and tea ware, 2 brass preserving pans, copper warming pan brushes, coco matting, coco mats, culinary requisites and miscellaneous effects.
Sale to commence at 12.30 prompt.
Auctioneer’s Offices: 30 High street, Rushden.