Coffer by Frederick Rawlence

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


Elm & wrought steel hinges
70 x 121.2 x 45.7 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,125 ( Total: £12,500)
Acquired in:
Paul Reeves Ltd

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.


Purchased by the vendor through a private dealer.

Venue details

The Wilson: Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum Clarence Street, Cheltenham Gloucestershire GL50 3JT 01242 237431

Entry details

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