Arts & Crafts Furniture
Stickley Furniture Arts & Crafts Mission School Oak Wardrobe 2006
An Arts & Crafts Mission School Oak Wardrobe by Stickley Furniture made in 2006. Very beautiful and practical with copious hanging and drawer space, in the classic elegantly simple lines so typical of Stickley. We currently have 3 available.. Featuring:
- Very well figured quarter-sawn Oak (quarter-sawing is a way of sawing oak to produce boards with superior strength which also reveals decorative 'medullary rays' in its grain.)
- Two doors with three plank fielded panels featuring butterfly joints surrounded by rails and stiles joined by blind tenons secured with pegs
- Sides with fielded panels surrounded by rails and stiles joined by through tenons secured with pegs
- Square legs joined by and arched stretcher
- Hanging rail adjustable shelf and two drawers (made with single plank fronts solid drawer carcasses joined with hand-cut lap and through dovetails and solid bases)
- Wrought handles
Approximate dimensions are:
- Overall Height 1990mm (6 feet 6 1/4 inches)
- Overall Width 1220mm (4 feet)
- Body width 1075mm (3 feet 6 1/4 inches)
- Overall Depth 620mm (2 feet and 1/4 of an inch)
- Internal depth 520mm (1 foot 8 1/4 inches) [Deep enough to take a normal hanger]
Stickley oval shopmark brand and metal "Mission Medallion" (Adopted in 1985 and 1989 respectively) inside the top drawer
Excellent condition with tight joints, snugly closing doors, excellent rich colour and grain and original finish. If you wish to have further specific photographs or talk to us for a more detailed condition report then please do not hesitate to contact us.
L. & J. G. Stickley was founded in 1902 by Leopold and John George Stickley after having worked with their brother Gustav. They drew their inspiration form many of his designs. Their furniture was designed to be honest; a reaction against the fake joinery, unnecessary gaudiness, and shoddy workmanship of mass production. It all uses solid construction, "what-you-see-is-what-you-get" joinery, and the highest quality woods combined with elegant designs, that are beautiful to look at, practical, exceedingly strong and long-lasting
The most British of woods, that can produce really special results. Oak has been used for hundreds of years to construct everything from sea-going vessels to fine furniture. Quarter sawn boards are very straight grained and have distinctive growth rings and medullary rays that give a very beautiful effect as well as being renowned for their superior stability and strength
Arts and Crafts Mission School furniture is designed with clean simple elegant lines and panels that accentuate the grain of the wood (often quartersawn oak) and show off the craftsman involved in making them. Founded in America when people were looking for alternatives the excesses of Victorian times and the influx of mass-produced furniture from the Industrial Revolution. Gustav Stickley, L. & J.G. Stickley (Gustav Stickley's brothers) and Charles Limbert are probably the best known makers, with their work all being to a very high standard and is now highly sought after
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