Two tables

Ref: 1740
  • Designer / Maker

    After designs by Ernest Gimson (1864-1919)

    Probably manufactured by Peter Waals (1870-1937)

  • Detail

    Oak, with ebony knobs

    77.5 x 91.5 x 47.2 cm (table one)

    77.3 x 91.5 x 47 cm (table two)

    English (Cotswolds), 1920s

  • Provenance

    […]; English private collection

  • Notes

    The form and scale of the present tables correspond with several two-drawer tables designed by Ernest Gimson.  Waals took over Gimson’s workshop on the latter’s death.  The designs are in the collection of The Wilson, Cheltenham.

    See, for example, a slightly larger oak dressing table (1941.222: 440); another similar table (1941.222: 302) and a third (1941.222: 26).