Royal House Antiques is delighted to offer for sale this. Lovely 1951 Exhibited Gordon Russel double helix sideboard. This wonderful Gordon Russell of Broadway double helix sideboard, model number 407, was designed by David Booth and Judith Ledeboer for the Festival of Britain exhibition in 1951. The sideboard is made in mahogany with top and sides veneered in Bombay Rosewood.
The door fronts are veneered and routed with vertical interwoven lines to reveal the white rosewood underneath, to create the iconic double helix design. Complete with original brass ring handles, the interior fitted a curved shelf and a cutlery drawer. An example of this piece is currently on display in the V&A collection in London.
Condition wise there are some light marks here are there as you would expect based on a 70-year-old piece, we have cleaned waxed and polished it from top to bottom, its in very fine order throughout. Please note all measurements are taken at the widest point, if you would like any additional or specific measurements please ask. Royal House Antiques is a privately owned family ran business founded in Wimbledon SW19 and now based in Pulborough RH20.
We specialise in finding, restoring very fine luxury antique leather seating, along with every single other type of antique ranging from the 16. We also stock a number of designer brands such as Fritz Hansen, Ralph Lauren, Cavalli, Charles & Ray Eames, Vitra, David Linley, Rolex, Tiffany, Jager Le Coulter and so on. Please view the very detailed pictures as they form part of the description pertaining to the condition. Royal House Antiques cannot be held liable for any independent assumptions made regarding the items we sell, if you are unsure on any point, please feel free to ask for clarity.
Please note vintage period and original items such as leather seating will always have natural patina in the form of creasing and wear, we recommend annual waxing to ensure no moisture is lost, also hand dyed leather is not recommended to sit in direct sunlight for prolonged periods of time as it will dry out and fade. COURIER, LARGE ITEMS ONLY THAT CANT BE POSTED.
Whomever delivers will always require help on the larger items to unload, the price you will be quoted will always be based on this assumption, if this is not possible, please let us know as it will affect the price to send a two-person team. The item "LOVELY 1953 GORDON RUSSELL DOUBLE HELIX SIDEBOARD MAHOGANY & BOMBAY ROSEWOOD" is in sale since Friday, July 9, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Furniture\Sideboards & Buffets".The seller is "royal-house-antiques" and is located in Pulborough. This item can be shipped worldwide.