Heal and Co (Ambrose Heal) Arts & Crafts Oak Single Bed 1932

SKU0020278

Features

An Arts & Crafts oak single bed by Heal and Co made in 1932. This item features:
  • Three panel oak head and foot boards
  • Original Heals branded irons
  • Original Heals branded sprung bed base

Comment

A complete single bed form this famous high class maker

Size

Approximate dimensions:
  • headboard height 100 cm (3 feet 3 and a quarter inches)
  • footboard height 65 cm (2 feet 1 and a half inches)
  • base height 36 cm (1 foot 2 and a quarter inches)
  • overall width 92 cm (3 feet and a quarter)
  • overall length 200 cm (6 feet 6 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

1932

Identification

Headboard inset with Heal and Co. ivorine disk with four-poster (introduced in the 1920s), one rail has original Heals transfer and base has Heals label stitched on

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

Good sound condition. A few light marks and scuffs. 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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