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George Chest of Drawers


Width: 1090 cm
Depth: 510 cm
Height: 810 cm


Inspired by the traditional 1780’s George III commode, we have reinterpreted its design for a contemporary audience. Our latest edition of the George Chest in ash is produced by a series of rectilinear cuts. The design has a rugged sophistication and the commode is seemingly emerging from the carved fragmented block of wood. The design was achieved through the combination of a computer-controlled routing machine and hand-carving techniques, merging notions of history, traditional craft, and contemporary design.


The George Chest was acquired by the Victoria & Albert Museum in 2013 and is on display in their permanent furniture collection.
For enquiries please contact Sarah Myerscough Gallery 

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