Dining table by Philip Webb

Red House was Webb's first architectural commission and he later collaborated with Morris on much of the decoration and furnishing of the house.

Details

Medium:
Oak
Dimensions:
75 x 84 x 314 cm
Art Fund grant:
£50,000 ( Total: £100,000)
Acquired in:
2007
Vendor:
Paul Reeves Ltd

The table is stylistically very close and of the same date as the original pair of tables (now lost) designed by Webb for Red House. The table is on display in the Dining Room and complements the original Webb dresser commissioned for the house to give scale and context to an otherwise denuded interior. This work was acquired with assistance from the Wolfson Foundation.

Provenance

Irish dealer; Paul Reeves.

Venue details

Red House Bexleyheath Red House Lane, Bexleyheath London DA6 8JF 020 8304 9878 www.nationaltrust.org.uk/red-house

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £7.20)

2 Mar – 30 Oct
Wed – Sun, 11am – 5pm

4 Nov – 18 Dec
Fri – Sun, 11am – 4.30pm (last admission 3.45pm)

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