Lot 322: Carter (Ronald). A 1980s light oak "Whitney" dresser designed for David Miles Furniture Ltd, the shelved top above rectangular base with four cupboard doors enclosing cutlery drawer on four chamfered supports, 186cm high x 168.5cm wide, sold with accompanying paperwork. Ronald Carter (1926-2013), studied Industrial and Interior Design at Birmingham Central College of Art winning a scholarship for Silversmithing, he then progressed to the Royal College of Art in London, where his professor was Dick Russell who was also chief designer for Gordon Russell Ltd. During the 1980s Carter established a company with David Miles in Wirksworth, Derbyshire, notable commissions include the chairs in the library at the British Museum and V&A, London. (1)
Dominic Winter's Antiques & Fine Art Auction October 2015
Thursday, 15th October 2015
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