Workbox - Gimson and Key
Lot 455
Attributed to Ernest W. Gimson (1864-1919)
Sold for £5,640 (US$ 8,825) inc. premium

Lot Details
Furniture
Attributed to Ernest W. Gimson (1864-1919)
A walnut jewellery box, the moulded and stepped lid with a border of chequer inlay, the sides with raised bevelled panels within conforming chequer inlay, on a chamfered black mould and with ebony escutcheon, the interior fitted with three trays (later varnished), the brass lid stays with file decorated edges, the lock by Hobbs & Co., the steel key with faceted bow, 38cm wide, 28cm deep, 24cm high.

See illustration

Footnotes

  • Labelled to the underside 'Miss Doris Armstrong No. 1705'.

    A related drawing is in Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum, Number 1941.222.590.
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