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David Watson




David Watson

Govan Sofa by David Watson for AUTHOR's collection of luxury British-made furniture

Regular price £3,492 Sale

Handcrafted in the David Watson workshop in Port Glasgow.

This sofa has been handcrafted from natural oak and boiled wool upholstery. This piece is made to order so please get in touch if you would like to discuss bespoke sizes, wood finishes or upholstery.

Free UK Delivery on all orders over £80*


  • Width: 200cm
    Height: 70cm

  • 12 to 14 weeks

    AUTHOR will deliver your product as quickly and as carefully as possible. We pride ourselves on our fastidious packaging and despatch service. Where our products are handmade, your order could take a matter of weeks; in these instances we will provide you an approx. leadtime and then keep you updated by phone or email as to the progress of your order. Where there’s a short wait for hand-crafted items made in small batches or for a custom order, trust us; it’s always worth it. Any item intended as a gift is beautifully wrapped, as standard.

    Orders under £80 incur a delivery charge of £7. Delivery is free for orders of standard products over £80. Delicate or non-standard pieces are marked as such and incur a delivery fee depending on your location and the size/weight of the piece.


  • Use a slight damp cloth if needed. Please do not use any cleaning product or abrasive pads.
Why we love this product

Hand crafted in European oak with a boiled wood upholstery finish

This sofa design is inspired by the rich shipbuilding history of Glasgow. The entire Govan Collection draws inspiration from the pared back utilitarian forms of the areas once celebrated industrial might such as the monumental Finnieston Crane that sits on the banks of the Clyde, the largest remaining cantilever structure built to load locomotives on to ships for export around the world. It is also inspired by David Watson's love for geometric shapes and form. 

This sofa is made to order from natural oak and boiled wool upholstery in a pink colour way as seen in the imagery. As it is made to order it can be made to bespoke sizes, wood finishes or upholstery. Please get in touch to discuss bespoke options.

What our customers say...

How lovely to see such beautifully made British originals at the touch of a button . The Author team find and display a range of very special pieces that will become the heirlooms of the future.

Chamkilla Thompson