Collection of three pieces of furniture by Peter van der Waals

This collection is comprised of a mahogany dressing table, with a toilet mirror en suite, and an oval oak double gate-leg dining-table.


Details

Medium:
Mahogany & oak
Art Fund grant:
£555 ( Total: £1,850)
Acquired in:
1972

Peter Waals was the foreman and one of the leading craftsmen in the workshop established by Ernest Gimson at Sapperton in the Cotswolds. The achievement of Gimson, architect, designer and craftsman, has been compared with that of William Morris.

Provenance

Arthur Mitchell.

Venue details

The Wilson: Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum Clarence Street, Cheltenham Gloucestershire GL50 3JT 01242 237431 www.cheltenhamartgallery.org.uk/

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