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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 45

    AN ARTS AND CRAFTS MAHOGANY CIRCULAR CENTRE TABLE

    DESIGNED BY PHILIP WEBB (1831-1915) FOR MORRIS & CO., CIRCA 1870

    Price Realised  

    AN ARTS AND CRAFTS MAHOGANY CIRCULAR CENTRE TABLE
    DESIGNED BY PHILIP WEBB (1831-1915) FOR MORRIS & Co., CIRCA 1870
    With ring turned legs joined by conforming stretchers
    29½ in. (75 cm.) high; 48 in. (122 cm.) diameter


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    Webb's design for the circular multiple-legged table dates from the 1860s, and variations can be identified in photographs of the interior of Swann House, Chelsea, designed by Richard Norman Shaw, and again in Tangley Manor, 1885.

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    Literature

    Charlotte Gere & Michael Whiteway, Nineteenth-Century Design: From Pugin to Mackintosh, London, 1993, p. 100, pl. 108 (similar design illustrated).
    John Andrews, Arts and Crafts Furniture, Woodbridge, 2005, p. 50, pl. 45 (similar design illustrated).