Drew and Sons .1905 extremely fine and unique, gigantic and most impressive 'Transformable' wicker covered and fully wooden lined , with red leathercloth backing two tier two person picnic set.
Lot 585
A fine Drew and Sons 'Transformable' wicker covered two-tier two person picnic set, 1905,
Sold for US$ 12,200 inc. premium

Lot Details
A fine Drew and Sons 'Transformable' wicker covered two-tier two person picnic set, 1905,
bearing the Drew and Sons plaque and 1905 registered design number 469088 impressed on the leather plate and saucer holder in the lid, the contents comprise a fine wicker handled rectangular kettle and burner, ornate stand, two 'Bisto' 1905 gilt rimmed cups, a full set of cutlery housed in the lid, with two Bisto matching saucers and rectangular serving plates. Sandwich boxes, nests of two sets of of drinking glasses in two sizes, housed in their own wicker covers, matching pair of food boxes, fine wicker covered glass milk bottle, butter jar with leather strap supporting the lid, this set is most unusual in that it can be cleverly transformed into serving trays, and totally separate sections, with central carrying handle and lockable clasp and padlock complete with key the unusual set enables the vintage motorist to partake in refreshments on their journey.

Footnotes

  • This set was a special commission for Major General John Wilfred Barratt Hext, MBE, JP, from Holywath, Coniston, Cumbria.
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