Vintage T.H Robsjohn Gibbings Furniture

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Vintage T.H Robsjohn Gibbings Furniture is original furniture produced by the celebrated British designer Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings.

Brief history and description

Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings (now commonly known as T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings) was a famous British architecture and furniture designer whose work became increasingly popular during the 1930s and 1940s. His designs feature a mixture of both modern and classical elements and combine both Ancient Grecian and Art Deco designs.

Some of his many popular furniture items include:

  • Lamps
  • Sofas
  • Chairs
  • Coffee tables
  • Daybeds
  • Bookcases
  • Cabinets
  • Chaises
  • Stools
  • Night stands
  • Headboards
  • Dressers

In 1950 Robsjohn-Gibbings was awarded with a Waters Award, followed by an Elsie de Wolfe Award in 1962.

Value

T.H Robsjohn Gibbings Tables

T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings' mahogany coffee tables can be worth between $29,000 and $45,000.

However, Rago Modern Auctions in Lambertville, New Jersey sold one of T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings' tiered, mesa, walnut veneer coffee table for $55,000 in October of 2008.

T.H Robsjohn Gibbings Daybeds

T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings' daybeds can be worth between $6,000 and $7,000.

T.H Robsjohn Gibbings Chaises

T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings' chaises are typically worth between $6,500 and $7,000. Chaises that are made out of olive wood, upholstery and leather, on the other hand, are typically worth between $7,500 and $8,000.

However, Rago Arts and Auction Center in Lambertville, New Jersey sold a Robsjohn-Gibbings mahogany, brass and wool chaise for $10,000 in June of 2011.

T.H Robsjohn Gibbings Lamps

A pair of T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings' floor lamps can be worth between $5,000 and $5,500.

T.H Robsjohn Gibbings Night stands

A pair of Robsjohn-Gibbings' bleached mahogany night stands can be worth between $650 and $1,700.

His walnut, brass and cane night stands, on the other hand, can be worth up to $4,000.

(All values based on auction results from Liveauctioneers.com)

Some more auction results for T.H. Robsjohn Gibbins can be found here: Auction Results T.H. Robsjohn Gibbins

Guide for collectors

T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings' mesa, walnut veneer coffee tables are considered to be the most rare and valuable among collectors.

Restoration of a T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings furniture item is recommended, but only if there is noticeable damage. (However, restoring a furniture item may decrease its value).

For more information regarding T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings, visit Architonic.

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