An Arts & Crafts oak desk with single drawer and writing pad, with chair featuring a heart motif in the bak, made in c. A usefully small size and very much in the Arts and Crafts style.Approximate dimensions are: overall desk height 75 cm (2 feet 5 and a half inches), overall desk width 76 cm (2 feet 6 inches) and overall desk depth 46 cm (1 foot 6 inches). English Oak: 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 with medullary rays running parallel to the direction of the cut exhibit highly decorative figuring as a result result of the rays being sliced longitudinally. Quarter sawn boards are also renowned for their extra stability and strength. About Arts & Crafts Other. 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. 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. You are very welcome to view items at our showroom which is just 10 minutes scenic drive from Juncion 38 of the M6, and is open by appointment.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. These terms do not effect your statutory rights. The item "Arts & Crafts Small Oak Desk and Chair with Heart motif c.
1920" is in sale since Saturday, March 03, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Periods/Styles\Arts & Crafts Movement".
The seller is "handicraft-antiques" and is located in Maulds Meaburn. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.