Edward William Godwin
Coffee table, ca. 1880
Ebonised and gilded mahogany
Probably made by Gillows
h. 70 cm - w. 40 cm - d. 40 cm
PROVENANCE : British art market, 2019
SIMILAR PIECES : Notable ungilded examples are in the collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, and a mahogany version is in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
LITERATURE : Susan Weber Soros, 'The Secular Furniture of E.W. Godwin', 1999, page 143, plate 207.
COLLECTION : European private collection