Designer / Maker
Designed and manufactured by Peter Waals (1870-1937)
Oak and ebony
139 x 166 x 56 cm
English (Chalford), circa 1930
Christina and David Latto, then by descent to their son David, and by descent to a private collection
‘The Work of Peter Waals: Individual Craftsman in the Gimson Tradition’, The Cabinet Maker, 28 September 1935, p. 3
For a longer walnut sideboard of comparable form in the collection of The Wilson, Cheltenham, see Annette Carruthers and Mary Greensted, Good Citizen’s Furniture (1994), p.52, no. 51.
An earlier sideboard of comparable form (lacking the plate rack), designed by Ernest Gimson and probably made by Waals Waals, from the collection of Arthur Mitchell, was sold at Mallams, 5 December 2019, lot 257.