Facts about the painting

Size 14 " x 18 "
Format Oil on Canvas
Signature Yes (but where?)
Frame Not known

History of the painting

Date Auctioneer Lot Offer Price Sale Price
7 Oct 1970 Sotheby's London 111 Not known £320
8 June 2000 Christie's South Kensington 346 £2,000-£4,000 Not known
19 Jan 2005 Christie's South Kensington 300 £1,000-£1,500 £1,560
20 Jun 2005 Christie's South Kensington 1150 £800-£1,200 £1,200

Other observations

This is the earliest of one of at least 4 still life paintings by Harry Brooker, two of which share the name "The Pantry". This one has also been called "A Kitchen Interior".

This painting shares the joint record of having been auctioned four times, at the above record shows a considerable variation in both price asked and price achieved.