Cotswold School John Briggs Bookends

Cotswold School Bookends
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Cotswold School Bookends
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Cotswold School John Briggs Bookends

1,100.00

Designer: John Briggs

Item: Cotswold School bookends

Manufactured by: John Briggs

Country of origin: England

Year made: Ca. 1945

Materials: English oak

Dimensions: 6 ½” x 3 7/8” x 2 ½”

Condition: Excellent. 

References: Levitties, John, Cotswold School Furniture, Antiques and Fine Art Magazine, November 2006

Description:  A rare and important pair of English Oak bookends by the Cotswold School designer John Briggs.  Triangular form fitted with handles.  Ex-collection of John Levitties, and exhibited at his gallery John Alexander, Ltd., Philadelphia, PA in the show, Modern Pastoral: Cotswold School Design 1890-2006.  Briggs was a student in the workshop of important designer Edward Barnsley (1900-1987). 

 

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