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    Sale 5971

    An English Look - Robert Kime, Piers von Westenholz, David Bedale and James Graham-Stewart

    8 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 569

    A COTSWOLD SCHOOL OAK CHEST OF DRAWERS

    CIRCA 1920, ATTRIBUTED TO EDWARD BARNSLEY (1900-1987)

    Price Realised  

    A COTSWOLD SCHOOL OAK CHEST OF DRAWERS
    CIRCA 1920, ATTRIBUTED TO EDWARD BARNSLEY (1900-1987)
    With two short and three long drawers on sleigh feet
    39 in. (99 cm.) high; 36 in. (91.5 cm.) wide; 21 in. (53.5 cm.) deep


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    After Ernest Gimson's death in 1919, Edward Barnsley worked with his father Sidney to complete Gimson's architectural projects, notably the library at Bedales School, where he had been educated.

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    Provenance

    Bedales School, Hampshire, by repute.


    Literature

    John Andrews, Arts and Crafts Furniture, Woodbridge, 2005, p. 200, pls 214 and 214A (similar design illustrated).