Heal and Co (Ambrose Heal) Arts & Crafts Large Octagonal Oak Book Table. Style - craftsmanship - Longevity - Functionality - Value.
Arts and Crafts large octagonal quarter-sawn English oak book table by Heal and Co. One of the larger variants that heals produced. Overall height 56 cm (1 foot 10 inches).
Overall depth 51 cm (1 foot 8 inches). Overall width 51 cm (1 foot 8 inches). A very well known Heals design. 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. 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. 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. 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 "Heal and Co (Ambrose Heal) Arts & Crafts Large Octagonal Oak Book Table" is in sale since Wednesday, May 30, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Furniture\Tables\20th Century".
The seller is "handicraft-antiques" and is located in Maulds Meaburn. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.