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G.M.Ellwood and J.S.Henry

George Montague Ellwood (1875-1955) Artist, Designer and Interior Decorator was born in 1875 and educated at Holloway Art School and later studied in Paris, Berlin, Dresden and Vienna and at Camden School of Art from 1916 to 1924. In 1897 he won the gold medal for his furniture designs at the National Competition, South Kensington. He was one of the founding members of the 'Guild of Art Craftsmen', Ellwood's designs for J S Henry were exhibited at the 1900 Paris Exhibition and won a silver medal, one of two the firm were awarded. He exhibited at a number of venues between 1899 and 1915, including four times at the Royal Academy.Ellwood also designed for Bath Cabinetmakers and the Bristol based firm of Trapnell and Gane. He later traded as Ellwood and Sledmere (late with J.S. Henry Ltd) at 53 Mortimer Street, London. He designed posters for the London Underground Group between 1912 and 1914 now displayed at The Transport Museum. He became editor of Drawing and Design Journal and in later years continuing his life's work he wrote several knowledgeable books on drawing and design and also advertising.

GME 12
An Arts and Crafts Oak sideboard attributed to G M Ellwood made by Bath Cabinet Makers, with stained glass panels to the upper right hand cupboard, and stylised floral inlaid details with Tulip wood, Stained Sycamore and Walnut above the work area and to the cupboard door, and hand made handles. With an unusual but handy slide that gives you extra serving area which pulls out from just below the centre of the main work area.
Height 6', Width 66" Depth 25 1/2". Circa 1900.
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GME 13
A superb quality Arts and Crafts Porter's Chair, possibly by Heals.
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GME 14
Designed by George Montague Ellwood (1875-1955) and made by J S Henry (John Sollie Henry, founded c1880) of Old Street, London. A pair of exceptional Arts and Crafts oak side chairs designed by George Montague Ellwood and made by J S Henry, inlaid with circular copper line details, centred by a pewter heart enclosed within a copper. The single central back splat united by two lower cross stretchers which cleverly emulate the lower twin side stretchers and single side uprights which are united by a higher single cross stretcher.
Circa 1900.
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GME 15
G.M Elwood. Maker J.S Henry. An Arts & Crafts oak desk inlaid with stylised floral panels, and copper drop handles. The upper cupboards sliding doors with leather writing area below, and bookcases to the extended sides. Square legs united by geometric stretcher.
Height 36.5" , Width 53" , Depth 27".
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GME 16
George Montague Ellwood (1875-1955). Made by J S Henry. An armchair and a matching pair of dining chairs. (Armchair not shown).
Circa 1900.
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GME 17
George Montague Ellwood. Made by Bath Cabinet Makers. A rare Arts and Crafts oak sideboard with eight matching dining chairs. The sideboard with elongated slatted sides, heart cut-outs and stylised Ebony and Pewter inlays to the back and to the lower doors matching the eight dining chairs which retain their original leather seats.
I will sell the dining table separately it is not original to the above set. We have a number of quality extending dining tables in stock. (See dining tables page).
Sideboard Height 64", Width 62 1/2" Depth 26 1/2".
Dining Table Length 7' 10", Width 3'.
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GME 18
George Montague Ellwood. Made by J S Henry. A fine Exhibition quality 'New Art' display cabinet.
Last two images from Jeremy Coopers, Victorian and Edwardian Furniture and Interiors, page 303.
Height 77" Width 55 1/2", Depth 16 3/4". Circa 1900.
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GME 19
George Montague Ellwood and made by J S Henry. An Arts and Crafts oak coal cupboard.
Height 71cm, Width 47cm. Circa 1905.
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GME 20
George Montague Ellwood (1875-1955) for J.S. Henry, an oak writing desk with sloping pen compartment just above the writing area flanked by stylised inlaid details of a pair of Quills in ink pots the inlays of fruitwoods and copper, with fold out divided letter compartments to each upper side, a well designed extended writing area with a pair of drawers below with open bookcases to each side. The handles to the pen, letter compartments and to the drawers are after a design by C.F.A. Voysey, who also designed for J.S. Henry.
108cm high, 95cm wide, 54cm deep.
£2500.

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GME 21
George Montague Ellwood (1875-1955). Maker J.S. Henry. A Satin Birch Arts and Crafts armchair with Pewter and Brass stylised floral inlay's to the top, tapering back with original fabric to the seat and back.
Height 131cm. Circa 1900.
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GME 22
Arts and Crafts Glasgow Style sidetable attributed to G M Ellwood for J S Henry, with stylised floral inlays to the shaped top.
Height 26 1/2" 68cm, Width 20" 51cm. Circa 1900.
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GME 23
An Arts and Crafts oak Bureau made by J S Henry with brass hinges and elongated brass handles (the handles are after a design by CFA Voysey). The fold over front opening to reveal a leather writing area (this will need a new leather which is included in the price to a colour of your choice). With stylised cut-outs to sides with bookshelves below at either side of small cupboard.
Height 42", Width 32", Depth 17". Circa 1900.
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GME 24
George Montague Ellwood (1875-1955). Maker J.S. Henry. A Glasgow Style break front display cabinet with stylised inlaid Bull rushes to the centre and each side with further inlaid circular motifs, twin tapering uprights below each run of inlay uniting the base and a further display area below. The upper door has stamped ‘301’ over ‘4’,.
Height 69" 175cm, Width 42 107cm, Depth in the centre 16" 41cm, Depth at the sides 9 1/2". Circa 1900.
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GME 25
An armchair designed by George Montague Ellwood and made by J S Henry with arched top and oval Mother of Pearl inlays just below the ears and sinuous arms with conforming seat details to the side and subtle curve to the front and extra strengthening uprights between and stylised floral inlay to the back splat with original label and original fabric.
Circa 1900.
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GME 26
A J S Henry Ash armchair the elongated back with curled ears to the top and sweeping falling arms, the turned front legs united by a stylised arched stretcher. Professionaly re-upholstered in a quality hide.
Circa 1900.
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GME 27
A stylish Arts and Crafts armchair made by J.S.Henry with stylised floral inlays to the back and arms, a semi-circular top with a subtle curve to the entire back and neat narrowing back legs with turned supports below the arms and square tapering legs. Professionally re-upholstered in a quality Burgundy hide.
Height of back 48 1/2" 111cm. Circa 1900.
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GME 28
An Arts and Crafts Walnut armchair by J S Henry with elongated back sweeping arms and an unusual array of stretchers.
Circa 1900.
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GME 29
An Arts and Crafts adjustable piano stool by J.S.Henry with three pierced hearts to each side.
Height to top arms 20 1/2", Width 22", Depth 17 3/4". Circa 1895.
£800.

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GME 30
J S Henry. Cabinet with enamel plaque to the centre of the upper door surrounded by pewter inlay and pewter squares conforming to square details radiating out, the plaque attributed to Jessie M King. With J S Henry label now removed.
Height 59" 150cm, Width 28" 71cm, Depth 16 1/4 42". Circa 1900. 42cm deep
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GME SOLD 50
George Montague Ellwood (1875-1955). Maker J.S. Henry. An Arts and Crafts oak bureau bookcase with metalwork by Richard Rathbone inlaid with Motto :- 'The Pen Is Mighter Than The Sword'.
Circa 1890's
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GME SOLD 51
George Montague Ellwood (1875-1955). Maker J.S. Henry. An Arts and Crafts oak centre table with Pewter, Ebony, Walnut and fruitwood floral inlays to the specially shaped undertier.
Height 28", Width 20", Length 30". Circa 1900.
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GME SOLD 52
An oak armchair attributed to G M Elwood and made by J S Henry with little copper hearts inlaid to the back splats and circular cutouts with spindles reminiscent of S&P but not..
Circa 1900.
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GME SOLD 53
George Montague Ellwood (1875-1955). Maker J.S. Henry. An inlaid display cabinet.
Circa 1900.
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GME SOLD 55
George Montague Ellwood (1875-1955). Maker J.S. Henry. A Mahogany armchair with fruitwood and Mother of Pearl inlays.
Circa 1900.
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GME SOLD 56
J S Henry. An Arts and Crafts oak dresser with William Morris Bird fabric.
Height 86", Width 54", Depth at the centre 24". Circa 1895.
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GME SOLD 57
J S Henry. A Mahogany desk the design attributed to G M Ellwood.
Circa 1905.
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GME SOLD 58
An Arts and Crafts oak settee with matching armchair attributed to JS Henry.
Circa 1900.
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GME SOLD 59
An Arts and Crafts desk (and matching armchair below) attributed to G.M.Ellwood and made by JS Henry with stained glass panel with striking colour ways, surmounted by an inlaid heart and inlaid line detail below, stylised floral inlays. The full width drawer with impressive elongated stylised copper handle plate. The legs changing from square into hexagonal from halfway down.
Height 49" 126cm, Width 39 1/2" 99cm, Depth 22" 56cm. Circa 1900.
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GME SOLD 61
A bureau bookcase by J S Henry copper strap hinges and handle opening to reveal leather writing area, pigeon holes to the back the whole on sledge feet.
Height 54 1/2" 138cm, Width at sledge feet 28", Depth at sledge feet 16" 67. Circa 1900.
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GME SOLD 62
A set of ten oak Arts and Crafts dining chair's designed by G M Ellwood and made by J S Henry with curving back supports. A regal Arts and Crafts design.
Circa 1905.
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GME SOLD 63
A Mahogany desk by J S Henry with stained glass panels. The desk sides with pop up flaps and quartered side supports stood on sledge feet.
Circa 1900.
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GME SOLD 64
An Arts and Crafts armchair in the manner of G M Ellwood with stylised tulip inlays to the elongated front supports.
Circa 1900.
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GME SOLD 65
J.S. Henry. An Arts and Crafts oak display cabinet the design attributed to CFA Voysey. The inlaid design uses solid Silver not pewter in Ebony with Sycamore to the centre. The upper doors with plump Vaseline glass Doves in flight.
Circa 1895.
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GME SOLD 66
An Arts and Crafts armchair attributed to J S Henry.
Circa 1900
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GME SOLD 67
George Montague Ellwood. Made by J S Henry. An Arts and Crafts oak armchair and matching side chair. These chairs were exhibited at The Dublin Museum Exhibition held in 1905. Last two images from British Furniture by Pauline Aguis 1880 - 1915 page 96.
Height armchair 111cm, sidechair 106cm. Circa 1905.
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GME SOLD 68
A stylish metamorphic desk by Goodyers of Regent Street. London with curved cross stretchers. In the style of GM Ellwood.
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GME SOLD 69
A pair of Arts and Crafts Glasgow Style centre tables Designed by G M Ellwood for J S Henry with stylised floral inlays to the shaped top and central wide legs with stylised square rose details with elongated stems flanked by square section supports united by lower shelf.
Height 29" 74cm, Width 30" 76cm SQ. Circa 1900.
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GME SOLD 70
A set of six Arts and Crafts oak dining chairs inlaid with a rosewood heart inset with pewter clusters of hearts forming stylised flowerheads. Attributed to G.M.Elwood. Made by J.S.Henry.
Height 110.5cm. Circa 1900.
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