The coffer is designed by an artist who started as a landscape watercolour painter.

Rawlence joined the Home Arts and Industries Society and started a craft guild at Wilton, Salisbury in 1905. The construction with the frame and panel front with neat pinned joints is typical of Arts and Crafts furniture.

Provenance

Purchased by the vendor through a private dealer.


The Wilson: Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum

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