Oak Chest by Gimson

Designed by Ernest Gimson and made in his Daneway workshop.

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Art work details

Year of production :
1902-06
Category:
Other Pieces
Dimensions :
H. 60.3cm; W. 76.2cm; D. 30.8cm
Credit Line :
Presented by Mrs M Peach, Harry Peach’s widow, in 1969.

Small hall chest in oak with wrought iron hinges.

The cut-out design on the legs includes a heart shape. Gimson occasionally used this popular Arts and Crafts motif but in a very subtle way. The lines of bold gouges down the sides of the chest fall are typical of his early work.

Shown in these images on display at Blackwell, The Arts & Crafts House on Lake Windermere.