A good golden oak compactum wardrobe by Peter Waals, circa 1926, after a design by Ernest Gimson
Lot 22
A good golden oak compactum wardrobe by Peter Waals, circa 1926, after a design by Ernest Gimson
Sold for £17,400 (US$ 28,949) inc. premium
Lot Details
A good golden oak compactum wardrobe by Peter Waals, circa 1926, after a design by Ernest Gimson
The outer front edges inset with 'D' moulded macassar ebony and holly chequer lines, fitted with a pair of central doors each with two moulded edge square panels stepping to an octagon, over four long chamfered edge, oak and cedar lined graduated drawers, relief carved and shaped escutcheons, 'Hobbs & Co, London' stamped brass locks, twin carved and projecting vertical handles, flanked by a pair of doors, each with eight similar panels, demi-lune shaped handles, four panel sides, on stepped and chamfered feet, projecting cornice, 216.5cm wide, 70.5cm maximum depth, 190cm high.

See illustrations - front cover (detail) and

Footnotes

  • Provenance: On loan to Leicester Museum until 2007.
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