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Lot 503 - 14 Feb 2017

Jewellery, Silver, Antiques & Interiors Sale

A golden oak and chequer strung shoe cupboard, by Peter Waals, probably after a design by Ernest Gimson, 1923, the plain top and sides with exposed dovetail joints, the pair of cupboard doors with stepped moulded panels within a frame of holly an macassar ebony, chequer inlaid, with brass drop handles, to the design of Ernest Gimson, probably made by Alfred Bucknell, enclosing three adjustable shelves with chamfered peg supports, on a projecting moulded plinth base with exposed joints. 68.5cm x 34.5cm x 76cm.
Illustrated.

Footnote
Mentioned in the Schedule of Hand Made Furniture at Biniemyre, Galashiels, in Mrs Goddard's bedroom, item no. 41, purchase price £10 10s.

Condition report

Some sun fading.  A few water marks to the top including a dark ring to the right, approx 2cms diameter.  Also four small circles in the centre.  A few (very small) spots of water marks to the cupboard doors on the upper left where some liquid has spattered against it at some point in it's history.  Otherwise in good - but used - condition.

Estimate £2,000 - £3,000
Sold For £8,500