Brynmawr Arts & Crafts Oak and leather Arm Chair c. 1930

SKU0020256

Features

An Arts & Crafts Other oak and leather arm chair by Brynmawr Furniture Company made in 1930. This item features:
  • Made in solid oak
  • Low slung leather back
  • Padded leather seat
  • Chamfered arms
  • Sleigh feet

Comment

A very stylish armchair from this Welsh Arts an Crafts maker

Size

Approximate dimensions:
  • overall height 74 cm (2 feet 5 and a quarter inches)
  • overall width 57 cm (1 foot 10 and a half inches)
  • overall depth 54 cm (1 foot 9 and a quarter inches)
  • seat height
  • seat height 30 cm (11 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

Date

c. 1930

Identification

Makers label to the underside. A very similar one is in the Brynmawr Museum and similar designs can also be seen on pages 49, 55 and 95 of 'The Brynmawr Furniture Makers'

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 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 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

Very good clean sound condition. One tear to the corner of the leather in the backrest. 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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