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Early Gordon Russell ‘Evenlode’ Twin Pedestal Dressing Table c. 1933

£ 950.00

Summary


An Arts & Crafts Gordon Russell 'Evenlode' cherrywood and walnut twin pedestal dressing table designed by David Booth, no. 1070, circa 1933. Fitted with twin pair of four drawer (made with handcut through and lap dovetails, and solid bases) pedestals with rounded knob handles and cedar linings, and a bevel edge and swing rectangular frame mirror, on a plinth base of inverted breakfront outline

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


A well known design and remains of makers paper label and hand-written Gordon Russell Trust label. This dressing table is from the Gordon Russell Works and Showrooms, sold by the Gordon Russell Trust in 2011

Comment


A beautifully designed and superbly made item providing a very styling combination on practical storage and a full length mirror. This is a top class handmade item produced by an individual craftsman, not one of the later mass produced designs

Size


Approximately 1340 mm (53 inches) high by 500 mm (20 inches) deep 1370 mm (54 inches) wide. Pedestals are 700mm (28 inches) by 450mm (18 inches) by 500mm (20 inches)

Condition


Excellent condition. A few minor dints and one shrinkage split on the inner panel of the right hand pedestal. 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