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A mahogany, Arts & Crafts, secretaire cabinet G M Ellwood for J S Henry

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G M Ellwood for J S Henry A mahogany, Arts & Crafts, secretaire cabinet, two doors, each with panel inlaid with ebony and stained fruit wood design of a stylised tree, brass faceted drop handles with hammered, shield back-plates, shaped cornice, square section legs joined by stretcher shelf, the interior, large, brass faceted drop handle with hammered shield back-plate to the fall front, baize lined, writing surface, symmetrical arrangement of pigeon-holes, designed by G M Ellwood, made by J S Henry, circa 1905, 147.5cm (58in) high, 91cm (36in) max wide, 38cm (15in) max deep. SOLD

medal for his furniture designs at the National Competition, South Kensington, in 1897. His designs for the furniture makers, J S Henry were given a silver medal at the 1900 Paris exhibition. John Sollie Henry's workshop was at 287 - 289 Old Street, London, ... not far from The Millinery Works.

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