Tue, 31st Jan 2017 10:00

20th Century Decorative Art and Design

  Lot 58


A cedar linen press

A cedar linen press,
designed by Ernest Gimson and probably made by Peter Waals, the moulded cornice over a pair of doors, each with five panels and chamfered curved bars, enclosing six trays that slide out on runners fitted to the inside of the drawers and a lower drawer with silver crescent handles, over a deep base drawer with circular silvered ring handles, on stepped sledge feet,
101cm wide
53cm deep
130cm high

Provenance: Page Croft, Fanhams Hall, Ware, Hertfordshire.

Literature: For an identical design, see Cheltenham Trust Ernest Gimson and Sidney
Barnsley archive, no.1941.222.485 - catalogued as a wardrobe.

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Sold for £22,000

Condition report
Damage and losses to mouldings, paint splatters, split to one side near base, and split to top panel on right hand door.
Scuffs, marks, water marks, especially round plinth, stains.
Right door has two areas of loss at the base and the top of the 'hinges'.
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Auction: 20th Century Decorative Art and Design, Tue, 31st Jan 2017

27 January 2017 By Appointment
29 January 2017 10am - 1pm
30 January 2017 9am - 5pm
31 January 2017 from 9am

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