Brynmawr Furniture Company Arts & Crafts Oak 'Govilon' Chest of Drawers

SKU0020047

Features

With three short over four long drawers, on a stepped plinth base. Drawers constructed with lap and through dovetails with signature wedged Brynmawr handles and fielded panels

Size

Approximate dimensions:
  • height 112 cm (3 feet 8 inches)
  • width 83 cm (2 feet 8 and three quarters inches)
  • depth 53 cm (1 foot 8 and three quarters inches)
If you need a very exact dimension, or one we haven't included, feel free to contact us and we will measure it for you

Identification

A classic Brynmawr design pictured on page 81 of Eurwyn and Wiliam. An identical chest sold at Bellmans Auctioneers & Valuers Antiques & Interiors Sale on 18 Feb 2016, Lot 1870 and Mallams on 19 Oct 2006

About Brynmawr Furniture Company

Brynmawr Furniture Company: An Arts and Crafts furniture making company founded by Quakers in Wales as part of the 'The Brynmawr Experiment', designed to revive Brynmawr's economic depression and accompanying mass unemployment. Most items were made to private commissions. Known for high quality workmanship and materials and clean modern designs

About Arts & Crafts Other Furniture

The Arts and Crafts Movement produced some of the most remarkable furniture of the twentieth century. Many of its principal designers were architects motivated by principles of functional and beautiful design, high class workmanship, and quality of materials. The results varied from the austerity of Voysey and the simple lines perspectives of the Cotswold School, to the exuberant flair of Liberty and Co. and Ambrose Heal

Condition

Excellent condition with deep rich colour. Close inspection reveals some minor marks and colour variation. If you wish to have further specific photographs or talk to us for a more detailed condition report then please do not hesitate to contact us


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