Fred Gardiner Arts & Crafts Cotswold School Oak Bureau



An Arts & Crafts Cotswold School oak bureau by Fred Gardiner [Ex Peter Waals], with a fall front enclosing pigeon holes over two short drawers (made with lap and through dovetails) and cupboard section with shaped handles. Exposed dovetails in the top and exposed wedged tenon joints on the sides and internally


A beautifully designed and made item using top quality materials, made to the standard expected of a craftsman who worked for Ernest Gimson and Peter Waals


Approximate dimensions:
  • height 101 cm (3 feet 3 and a half inches)
  • width 76 cm (2 feet 6 inches)
  • depth 39 cm (1 foot 3 and a quarter inches)
  • (Height to the writing surface is 740mm (29 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


Stamped to the top of the drawer

About Fred Gardiner

Fred Gardiner (Ex-Ernest Gimson and Peter Waals) (1890 to 1963): A cabinet maker who was apprenticed to Ernest Gimson (one of the leading furniture designers of the 20th century) and also worked for Peter Waals (one of the leading cabinetmakers of the 20th century) who then set up his own workshop atåÊOakridge. Known for his top class hand-made furniture in English walnut and English oak, his work is always beautifully designed, made of superb materials and exceptionally made


Excellent condition with rich deep colour, smoothly sliding drawers and snugly fitting doors. 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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