Coffer by Frederick Rawlence

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

Details

Medium:
Elm & wrought steel hinges
Dimensions:
70 x 121.2 x 45.7 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,125 ( Total: £12,500)
Acquired in:
2002
Vendor:
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.

Provenance

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 www.cheltenhamartgallery.org.uk/

Entry details

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