Abel Smith

Furniture and Woodwork

Armchair, and its pair (V & A: W.18-1931), were sold by Sotheby's, 13 March 1931, lot 101, by order of the executors of the late Col. Abel Henry Smith, as part of the furnishings of Woodhall Park, Hertfordshire. Woodhall Park was built in 1778 by the architect Thomas Leverton (1743-1824) for Sir Thomas Rumbold (1736-1791). Col. Abel Henry Smith was the grandson of Abel Smith.


Full details at: Victoria & Albert Museum Collection: Furniture and Woodwork. Thanks to Allyson Take for help with this entry.

Further Information

Current Location
Victoria & Albert Museum
Dispersal Date
30th Nov -0001
Current Owner
Victoria & Albert Museum