About the dealer

Open by appointment (Showrooms in Eversholt and Burford, Oxfordshire)

About the object

The fabric covered head and footboard painted with floral and foliate designs, signed 'Silas'. 

These beds together with a double bed were made in London by a furniture and design firm set up by Lady Eleanor Lucy Kinloch shortly after the end of the World War I.

The showroom and workshop were based in Chelsea and employed artists, many of whom were Italian, to paint and decorate the furniture. Patrons are understood to have included Queen Alexandra. 

Provenance:

The Kinloch family of Gilmerton House, East Lothian 

British, circa 1920

Dimensions

91.50cm wide (36.02 inches wide), 146.00cm high (57.48 inches high), 200.00cm deep (78.74 inches deep)