Attributed to Ernest Gimson A Six Plank Coffer, circa 1904

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Lot 8TP
Attributed to Ernest Gimson
A Six Plank Coffer, circa 1904

Sold for £ 6,875 (US$ 9,476) inc. premium
Attributed to Ernest Gimson
A Six Plank Coffer, circa 1904
oak, with carved edges and dovetail joins
145 x 34.5 x 63 (cms)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Sold for £6500 in the sale of the Andrew Keith Collection, Law Fine Art, 5.4.2005, lot 2002. The Keith Collection came from Robert Weir Schultz. Schultz lived at The Barn, Hartley Wintney, Hampshire, from about 1903 and another coffer made for him by Gimson's workshop is dated 1903, lot 320, the Andrew Keith collection.

    Related designs by Gimson are held at Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum: 1941.222.571 has similar pegged construction and 1941.222.574, which is dated 28 April 1904, has similar bracing struts on the lid.
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