Stanley Webb Davies Antique Arts & Crafts Walnut Fireside Chair 1941

SKU0019904

Features

An antique arts and crafts walnut fireside chair by Stanley Webb Davies made in 1941, with drop in seat, chamfered edges and pegged joints

Comment

A beautifully designed and made item that would make an impressive showpiece in any environment. Stanley Webb Davies items rarely come onto the market

Size

Approximate dimensions:
  • height 83 cm (2 feet 8 and three quarters inches)
  • width 56 cm (1 foot 10 inches)
  • depth 47 cm (1 foot 6 and a half 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

1941

Identification

Carved with SWD and CR [Richard Cloudsdale] monographs

About Stanley Webb Davies

Stanley Webb Davies: An outstanding furniture workshop and one of the premier makers of top class Arts and Crafts furniture. He designed pieces in the Cotswold School style, which were all individually hand made, with decorative trademarks features including exposed pegged joints, alternating thumb nail chisels and rounded tops. Materials, workmanship and design are always of the exceptional quality. Stanley Webb Davies items very rarely come onto the market

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 Lakes School

The Arts & Crafts Lakes School was a development of the Arts and Craft Cotswold School. The most significant designers and makers were Arthur Simpson, in Kendal, Stanley Webb Davies at Windermere and the Keswick School of Industrial Arts. Peter Hall of Staveley still produces furniture in this tradition. The Lakes School maintained the ideals with its simple lines, attention to the finest of details, the use of beautiful locally materials and the focus traditional tools and techniques. In fact Stanley Webb Davies' workshop didn't use any power tools at all, even to cut logs from timber!The dominant material was English Oak and typical decorative details often include exposed joints and subtle carved details

Condition

Nice clean condition, Some minor, bumps marks and wear. 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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