Andrew Paul Bulmer Arts & Crafts Yorkshire School English Oak Chairs

SKU0020500

Features

A Set of Six Matching Windsor Style Spindle Back Dining Chairs, including two carvers. This item features:
  • Made in solid English Oak throughout
  • Spindle backs and splats pierced with a fretwork design
  • Moulded seats
  • Turned legs joined by a crinoline stretcher

Size

Approximate dimensions:
  • overall height carvers 102 cm (3 feet 4 and a quarter inches)
  • overall depth carvers 43 cm (1 foot 5 inches)
  • overall width carvers 53 cm (1 foot 8 and three quarters inches)
  • overall height singles 92 cm (3 feet and a quarter)
  • overall width singles 45 cm (1 foot 5 and three quarters inches)
If you need a very exact dimension, or one we haven't included, feel free to contact us and we will measure it for you

About Andrew Paul Bulmer

Andrew Paul Bulmer: Based at his workshop in Thirsk, Paul Bulmer specialised in the design and crafting of tables and chairs in sustainable English hardwoods such as Oak and Ash, using a combination of traditional methods and modern techniques to achieve precision jointing which ensures each piece of furniture will last for generations to come

About English Oak

English Oak: The most British of woods, that can produce really special results. English oak has been used for hundreds of years to construct everything from sea-going vessels to fine furniture. Although oak grows widely across Europe and North America, craftsmen continue to cherish English oak which grows more slowly than its foreign counterparts giving it strength, durability. 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

About Arts & Crafts Yorkshire School Furniture

The Yorkshire School of the Arts & Crafts movement started with Robert 'Mouseman' Thompson's  transformation from jobbing carpenter to master craftsmen. By the mid-1920s he had adopted his trademark mouse (now world renowned as a symbol of quality furniture) and had his own workshop busily employing several men. As the workshop grew and over the years many of the craftsmen have taken their skills and branched out and adopted a trademark of their own, a fox, a lizard, a fish, a rabbit to name but a few, and whilst some have closely stuck to the Mouseman designs others have taken the style and adapted it. Other craftsmen, unconnected to the Mouseman workshop, have also chosen the classic Yorkshire Oak style as their own. Typical Yorkshire school items are in English Oak, with traditional pegged joints and adzed surfaces

Condition

Excellent condition. Some minor wear to the 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


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