Edgar Wood – Cabinet, ca. 1897

Edgar Wood

Cabinet, 1897-1898

Mahogany, ivory and boxwood inlay, metal hardware
Made by J.S.C. Carr
h. 133 cm - w. 123 cm - d. 57 cm

PROVENANCE : Presumably designed for Sir Frederick Whitley Thompson, Halifax - Thence by descent - British art market, Wiltshire, 1970's - Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Whately, 1980's-1990's, acquired from the above - Sold to Paul Reeves, London, late 1990's - An important European private collection, since 2000.

SIMILAR PIECES : Apart from the dining room suite from 'Saville Heath', the only other piece of such quality known to have survived is a dressing table in the collection of the Wolfsonian University in Miami Beach, Florida.