Christopher Dresser – Sideboard, ca. 1875

Christopher Dresser

Sideboard, ca. 1875

Ebonised and gilded mahogany, bevelled glass and original velvet
Probably made by William Booty, London
h. 203,5 cm - w. 158 cm - d. 60 cm

PROVENANCE : Presumably designed for Hiram A. Owston at Bushloe House, Leicester, UK, ca. 1874 - Haslam and Whiteway, London, 1980's - The John Scott Collection, London, until 2014

SIMILAR PIECES : The only other known example of this design is in the collection of the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh.

LITERATURE : Jeremy Cooper, 'Victorian and Edwardian Furniture and Interiors', 1987, plate 350 Widar Halén, 'Christopher Dresser', 1993, page 50 Michael Whiteway, 'Christopher Dresser and Japan', 2002, page 74.

COLLECTION : British private collection