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Title [Inlay design for a sideboard]
Collection Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Maker Lethaby;William Richard;
Date c.1906
Id Number Current Accession F.69.4
Id Number Current Repository 1258
Inscription Recto -Labelling and specifications. "One of this"; "Two of this";"Handle" (x2); "Centre". Each motif in the inlay pattern numbered from 1-13; "Small ovole" and "Partly like No1". All in ink.
Location Creation Site London (Probably at 111 Inverness Terrace)
Subject Lethaby;William Richard;
Measurements Dimensions 432 x 552 mm (4) ; 558 x 750 mm (5) ; 370 x 435 mm (6)
Material Pen and black ink, pen and red ink, pencil on paper
Notes This design is similar to (if not the same as) the design for the inlay pattern of the Melsetter House sideboard (also designed by Lethaby, see F.69.5 verso). See also F.69.15. For the sideboard design (which was executed by A.Mason). NB drawing on verso (F.69.4) of a very detailed hanging lamp or chandelier of some description.
Object Notes This design was used for the inlay pattern on three drawers for a sideboard (designed by Lethaby, made by A.Mason). Most of the drawing (probably actual size) is in pencil; the notes and highlighted motifs are in ink, the handle areas outlined in red ink.
Relation Exhibition W R Lethaby 1857-1931: architecture, design and education, London, Central School of Arts and Crafts
Relation References Sale catalogue: Christies. 29 October 1991.
Exhibition: W R Lethaby 1857-1931: architecture, design and education, Backemeyer;Sylvia;Gronberg;Theresa; ed. Lund Humphries Publishers. 22 October-17 November 1984.
Rights University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Source Christie´s; A.B. Waters CBE
Technique Pencil and pen and ink drawing
Work Type Fine Art
 

 

 

 

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