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Collection of 1930s Gerald Summers Furniture Up for Sale

An important collection of the work of English modernist designer Gerald Summers (1899-1967) comes up for sale in London later this month. The MODERN MADE auction at Lyon & Turnbull on October 28th includes 23 pieces of 1930s furniture by Summers, lovingly acquired over many years. Gerald Summers and his partner Marjorie Butcher opened their London shop, Makers of Simple Furniture, in 1931. For a decade, until the firm’s closed with the onset of the...

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