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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 200

    A COTSWOLD SCHOOL OAK REFECTORY TABLE

    CIRCA 1910, ATTRIBUTED TO ERNEST GIMSON (1864-1919) OR SIDNEY BARNSLEY (1865-1926)

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    A COTSWOLD SCHOOL OAK REFECTORY TABLE
    CIRCA 1910, ATTRIBUTED TO ERNEST GIMSON (1864-1919) OR SIDNEY BARNSLEY (1865-1926)
    The rectangular top on square legs joined by an arched wishbone central stretcher
    29¾ in. (75.5 cm.) high; 95½ in. (243 cm.) wide; 35 in. (89 cm.) deep


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    Ernest Gimson and Sidney Barnsley ensured that their furniture designs were executed to exacting standards. The design of the 'wishbone' stretcher was derived from a traditional vernacular tradition, and was employed by both craftsmen.

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    Literature

    Ernest Gimson His Life & Work, Oxford, 1924, plate 30 (similar design illustrated).