Arts & Crafts Child's Ebonised Ash and Beech Rocking Chair. Style - craftsmanship - Longevity - Functionality - Value. An ebonised ash and beech rocking chair after a design by Ernest Gimson, with bobbin turned uprights and legs and a rush seat.
Height 88 cm (2 feet 10 and three quarters inches). Width 46 cm (1 foot 6 inches). Depth 57 cm (1 foot 10 and a half inches).An example is also shown in'Good Citizen's Furniture' by A. Ash: Ash is a straight grained and very tough timber, characterised by a wide colour range from the whites of the outer layers to the dark olive brown of the heart wood. This colour variation can be used to create a striking visual effect. 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. A couple of historic repairs and some later ebonisation. Handicraft Antiques specialises in high quality Arts & Crafts Movement and Yorkshire School furniture from about 1900 onwards. Central to our philosophy is to sell furniture and furnishings that exhibit great design, outstanding quality of workmanship, are made with beautiful materials and are functionally useful and useable.
Many of our items will be of a similar cost to a modern mass produced equivalent, yet are likely to hold their financial value, or even appreciate over time, whereas inferior mass produced new items are very likely to quickly lose value. Our stock typically reflects some of the best designers and makers of their period including, Ernest Gimson, Peter Waals, Arthur Simpson, Stanley Webb Davies, Gordon Russell, Edward Barnsley, Liberty Ambrose Heal, Betty Joel, Shapland & Petter, Bath Cabinet Makers and numerous other craftsmen from the Arts and Crafts Movement, but also selected other items by less well known makers that are just beautifully designed and made. The showroom is just 10 miles of beautiful countryside driving off Junction 38 of the M6 and you can park free immediately outside. There is of course a subjective element to describing the condition of items, so if something is not as clear as it should, be please ask for clarification.It's not normally possible or desirable to restore items to perfect as new condition, so unless otherwise stated you should expect items to have some character - small amounts of age related wear and tear, such as light scratches, tiny chips/dings, minor marks and slight colour variations. These won't detract from the overall appearance and are generally only noticeable on close inspection. The item "Arts & Crafts Child's Ebonised Ash and Beech Rocking Chair" is in sale since Tuesday, May 15, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Furniture\Chairs\20th Century". The seller is "handicraft-antiques" and is located in Maulds Meaburn.
This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Germany, France.