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An Early Gordon Russell 'Stow' Oak Double Wardrobe, 1927

£ 2,900.00

Summary


A Gordon Russell 'Stow' oak double wardrobe designed by Gordon Russell, No. 447, in 1927,enclosed by a pair of panel doors, over a base drawer (with lap and through dovetails and solid base), bog oak faceted octagonal knob handles, on short block legs. Fielded panelled form and pegged construction

Maker


Gordon Russell—One of the most important names in British design and a leading maker of arts and crafts furniture. His early furniture was hand-made in small numbers to a very high standard. He was influential in virtually every aspect of British design in the 20th century

Identification


Printed and ink inscribed paper label 'The Russell Workshops, Broadway, Worcs. 25/6/27 on the underside of the drawer. 'An identical Wardrobe sold at Bonhams Decorative Arts Including Jewellery, Gordon Russell & Cotswold School Furniture Sale, 1 November 2011, Lot 13

Comment


An early item nicely made from top quality quarter sawn oak and in excellent condition with good deep colour. The rail is transverse, meaning that modern coat hangers can be used. This is a top class handmade item produced by an individual craftsman, not one of the later mass produced designs

Date


1927

Size


Approximately 1830 mm (72 inches) high by 520 mm (20 inches) deep 990 mm (39 inches) wide

Condition


Excellent condition. If you wish to have further specific photographs or talk to us for a more detailed condition report then please do not hesitate to ring, message or email