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    Sale 7545

    A Town House in Mayfair

    20 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 691

    AN ARTS AND CRAFTS SOLID YEW AND EBONISED GATE-LEG TABLE

    BY GORDON RUSSELL, CIRCA 1925

    Price Realised  

    AN ARTS AND CRAFTS SOLID YEW AND EBONISED GATE-LEG TABLE
    BY GORDON RUSSELL, CIRCA 1925
    The dodecagonal top with double-hinged sides, on through-tenoned and chamfered understructure, with paper depository label to the underside printed 'BARNBY, BENDALL & CO. LTD. DEPOSITORY, CHELTENHAM' and 'A-1925 H&H,LTD.,C.' and inscribed in pencil 'Winterbotham 372'
    27¼ in. (69 cm.) high; 22¼ in. (56.5 cm.) wide; 22 in. (56 cm.) deep, fully extended


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    The Arts & Crafts designer Gordon Russell (d. 1980) designed this 'Miniature Gateleg Table in Oak' in 1925, later annotating the word 'Walnut' on the design. Examples, such as the present table, were also produced in yew, brown oak, and bog oak.

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    Provenance

    Acquired from Jonathan Harris, London.