Pair of 'bowls'

Ref: 2387
  • Designer / Maker

    Designed and manufactured by Sir Gordon Russell (1892-1980)

  • Detail

    Patinated brass [?]

    9 x 23 cm

    English (Broadway), designed 1924

  • Provenance

    H. Blairman & Sons, 1990s; private collection, New York until 2020

  • Literature

    Ray Leigh and Trevor Chinn, Drawn to Design: The Work of Sir Gordon Russell CBE, MC, RDI, the celebrated 20th century Furniture Designer, 2013, p. 43 where Russell’s design is illustrated

  • Note

    The design, no. 174 in the collection of the Gordon Russell Design Museum, is inscribed ‘BRASS BOWL ON 3 FORGED FEET ‘ 9″ could also be made in 10 1/2 & 12″ / Full size detail [initialled] 10.24 / No. 174’.

    The bowl cost 3s.0d plain and 4s.0d. punched, as in the present examples; it was also available in steel.