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Arthur W Simpson (The Handicrafts, Kendal) Arts & Crafts Mahogany Armchair c 1930

£ 990.00

Summary


An arts & crafts mahogany armchair by Arthur W. Simpson (The Handicrafts, Kendal) from about 1930 with arched back above woven raffia panel and seat bordered by leather bands with brass studding, platform arms on raised on rectangular tapering legs

About Arthur W. Simpson


Arthur W. Simpson (The Handicrafts, Kendal)—Arthur W. Simpson and his furniture making company 'The Handicrafts' was a renowned arts and crafts maker associated with high quality hand crafted furniture, who worked with by members of the Artworker's Guild, such as Voysey and Baillie-Scott. Materials, workmanship and design are always of the highest quality

Identification


Handicrafts label to the underside

Comment


A beautifully designed and made item using top quality materials, by this iconic arts and crafts maker

Date


c 1930

Material


Mahogany—Mahogany has traditionally ranked among the finest cabinet woods and is exceptionally stable and clear with a natural luster

Size


Approximate dimensions are: height 94 cm (3 feet 1 inches), width 66 cm (2 feet 2 inches) and depth 79 cm (2 feet 7 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

Condition


Overall excellent sound and solid condition. Some wear to the rafia weaving If you wish to have further specific photographs or talk to us for a more detailed condition report then please do not hesitate to ring, message or email