Tag Archives: Marcel Breuer

Queen’s Court flats, Crofton Gane and Wells Coates

Queen’s Court, Queen’s Road, Clifton, Bristol In 1937 a large triangular site on Queens Road in Clifton, a hundred yards uphill from the landmark Victoria Rooms became the site of the first large-scale luxury block of flats built in Bristol. … Continue reading

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A Famulus chair for the Ken Stradling Collection – and one at Charleston

We have recently purchased this armchair at auction. Known as the Famulus, it dates from the mid 1930s and was designed by J P Hully and made by P E Gane and Co. of Bristol. John Parkinson Hully (1882 – … Continue reading

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Ken Stradling Collection at Margaret Howell – Preview Photos

Here are a selection of photos of the Ken Stradling Collection show at Margaret Howell at 34 Wigmore Street, London. The show is on until the 15th November. The work look stunning and sits beautifully alongside Margaret Howell’s elegant designs. … Continue reading

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Ken Stradling Collection at Margaret Howell

Margaret Howell’s gallery in Wigmore St, London is currently showing a selection of more than 50 pieces from the Ken Stradling Collection chosen and curated by Margaret herself. The show included pieces from across the collection but central is a … Continue reading

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Marcel Breuer glass-topped tables from Bristol

The glass-topped table on the left came from the Gane House interior designed by Marcel Breuer in 1935 in Bristol. The smaller one may also be from the house. They were made locally by Gane and Co. The house belonged … Continue reading

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