London, South Kensington
8 July 2009
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
Bedales School, Hampshire, by repute.
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John Andrews, Arts and Crafts Furniture, Woodbridge, 2005, p. 200, pls 214 and 214A (similar design illustrated).
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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