Heal and Co (Ambrose Heal) Arts & Crafts Large Octagonal Oak Book Table

SKU0020271

Features

Arts and Crafts large octagonal quarter-sawn English oak book table by Heal and Co., with two shelves. One of the larger variants that heals produced

Comment

Arts and Crafts large octagonal quarter-sawn English oak book table by Heal and Co., with two shelves. One of the larger variants that Heals produced

Size

Approximate dimensions:
  • overall width 58 cm (1 foot 10 and three quarters inches)
  • overall depth 58 cm (1 foot 10 and three quarters inches)
  • overall height 59 cm (1 foot 11 and a quarter 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

A very well known Heals design, marked out from other similar designs by the quality of materials and construction

About Heal and Co

Heal and Co (Ambrose Heal): One of the first Arts and Crafts makes to bring efficient business processes to the design and production of quality furniture. Sir Ambrose Heal had the vision to work with the most skilled craftspeople of the day, creating furniture that was comfortable, beautiful – reflecting the ideals of the Arts and Crafts Movement but at a more affordable price. Today Heals furniture from the period 1900 to 1940 is highly prized

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 condition. 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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