*A reclaimed wood settle,
designed and constructed by Andrew Holmes,
In 1974, Andrew Holmes began making assemblages from materials found on demolition sites in Stoke-on-Trent, using original colour and patination.
In the early 1980s, he began to concentrate on more functional pieces of furniture and clock cases, as well as exterior landscaped work in brick, stone and tiles.
In the past, he has exhibited in major galleries in London and Manchester, but for the past ten years, he has sold most of his work by private commission.
*Artist's Resale Right may apply to this lot.
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Sold for £600
With wear and patination. Scratches and marks occurring. Structurally sound. As it is constructed from reclaimed materials condition will vary in sections with heavier wear in some.
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Auction: Design - Two Day Sale - Live Online, Wed, 5th May 2021
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Thirty-minute time slots will be available from:
Fri 30 April, 9am - 5pm
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