Peter van der Waals is a Dutch furniture designer and maker; active Britain. 

Education

He studied in The Hague, Brussels, Berlin, and Vienna and from 1899, London. 

Biography

In 1901, he joined cabinetmakers Ernest Barnsley and Ernest Gimson as a foreman and cabinetmaker in their workshop at Daneway House, near Sapperton, Gloucestershire. He subsequently became an essential member of the group, supervising Gimson’s designs and training the craftspeople in the workshop. In 1926 when Gimson died, Waals moved the workshop facility to Chalford, Gloucestershire. He continued his furniture production in the manner of Gimson. 

Works

Cupboard Peter Waals V&A
Cupboard Peter Waals V&A
Set of four chairs by Peter van der Waals
Set of four chairs by Peter van der Waals
Pair of Oak backed lattice chairs by Peter van der Waals
Pair of Oak backed lattice chairs by Peter van der Waals
Peter van der Waals (British Dutch, 1870-1937) An Oak Four Door Wardrobe, circa 1930
Peter van der Waals (British Dutch, 1870-1937) An Oak Four Door Wardrobe, circa 1930
Open bookcase by Peter van der Waals
Open bookcase by Peter van der Waals
Hall table by Peter van der Waals
Hall table by Peter van der Waals
Walnut Centre Table by Peter van derWaals
Walnut Centre Table by Peter van derWaals

Sources

Byars, M., & Riley, T. (2004). The design encyclopedia. Laurence King Publishing.

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