London, South Kensington
8 July 2009
A VICTORIAN PINE AND ASH SIDE TABLE
DESIGN ATTRIBUTED TO EDWARD WILLIAM GODWIN (1833-1886) FOR WILLIAM WATT, CIRCA 1870
With two drawers on turned legs joined by railed stretchers, the underside with enamel label 'Hierloom, Wm. Watt's Representatives, 10 & 12 Grafton Street, Gower St. London. W.C., Trademark Registered'
29 in. (74 cm.) high; 39½ in. (100 cm.) wide; 22 in. (56 cm.) deep
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Godwin designed similar furniture for his mistress Ellen Terry (see Jermey Cooper, Victorian & Edwardian Furniture & Interiors, London, 1998, pl. 325).
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