Brynmawr Furniture Company Arts & Crafts 'Gwynedd' Walnut King Size Bed 1939

SKU0020192

Features

An Arts & Crafts 'Gwynedd' Walnut King Size Bed made by the Brynmawr Furniture Company in 1939. Walnut head and foot boards with shaped top and chamfered edges joined with an iron frame and modern slat base

Comment

A very stylish and well made Arts & Crafts bed and is a rare size for antique beds; a standard UK King Size. Ready to use

Size

Approximate dimensions:
  • height 107 cm (3 feet 6 inches)
  • length 212 cm (6 feet 11 and a half inches)
  • width 154 cm (5 feet and three quarters)
  • footboard height 69 cm (2 feet 3 and a quarter inches)
  • rail height 33 cm (1 foot 1 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

Date

1939

Identification

Full makers label on the leg of the headboard

About Brynmawr Furniture Company

Brynmawr Furniture Company: An Arts and Crafts furniture making company founded by Quakers in Wales as part of the 'The Brynmawr Experiment', designed to revive Brynmawr's economic depression and accompanying mass unemployment. Most items were made to private commissions. Known for high quality workmanship and materials and clean modern designs

About Walnut

Walnut: Walnut is truly special timber with a delicious range of brown and grey creamy colours. The amount of feature depends on where the tree was grown, the best being English with its decorative grain, deep colouring, lustre and durability. It is highly prized for high class furniture, although its high cost and scarcity mean that solid walnut is only found in the very best items

About Arts & Crafts Other Furniture

The Arts and Crafts Movement produced some of the most remarkable furniture of the twentieth century. Many of its principal designers were architects motivated by principles of functional and beautiful design, high class workmanship, and quality of materials. The results varied from the austerity of Voysey and the simple lines perspectives of the Cotswold School, to the exuberant flair of Liberty and Co. and Ambrose Heal

Condition

Excellent condition and very solid. 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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