A rare and unusual Arts & Crafts Period oak cabinet probably designed by G.M.Ellwood and made by the Bath Cabinet Makers. The upper section having an over hanging cornice above a panelled cupboard door, with stunning marqeutry and pewter inlaid central panel depicting a maiden and opening to reveal a shelved interior. The lower section having three cedar lined drawers and solid oak sides. English circa 1900
Condition: This cabinet is in excellent original condition, cleaned and waxed
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George Montague Ellwood often designed furniture incorporating pewter and brass into the inlaid panels, this is almost certainly one of his designs and made by The Bath Cabinet Makers. The back panel stamped with two design numbers which is a known Bath Cabinet Makers trade mark. George Montague Ellwood was an artist, designer and interior decorator born in 1875, in 1897 he won the gold medal for his furniture designs and was one of the founding members of the gild of art craftsman. He is known to have designed pieces that were constructed both by J.S Henry and The Bath Cabinet makers.