IMPORTANT ANGLO JAPANESE ARTS AND CRAFTS LAMB OF MANCHESTER EXHIBITION TABLE BY CHARLES EDWARD HORTON. James Lamb of Manchester exhibition rosewood occasional table designed by architect Charles Edward Horton in 1887. A sinuous organic design synonymous with the work of both E. Godwin & Morris & Co with hexalobed top on pierced swag form hexagonal undercarriage supported on reeded curved flaring legs.
The Anglo Japanese design simulates both. Lightness yet strength prevalent with the leading avant-garde late Victorian designers & architects. Exhibited at the Manchester Jubilee Exhibition, the design formed part. Of a drawing room installation which was highly praised and illustrated on page 381 of. 1887'Furniture in The Manchester Exhibition, an illustration of the exhibition is shown.
This example sits proudly as a. Northern Powerhouse of late Victorian design. The retail store was based in central Manchesters John Dalton Street & has their identification marks stamped to the underside of top. See Fine Art Society London catalogue 2002 page 43 for a comparable example & the Victoria & Albert Museum collection exhibit number W.
In excellent sturdy condition - there are very minor shrinkage gaps in the swag detailing at the top of the hexagonal undercarriage as shown mentioned for complete accuracy, the few examples that have appeared on the market over the years have been in comparatively poor condition. Stands 65cm high, 50cm diameter top. The item "IMPORTANT ANGLO JAPANESE ARTS AND CRAFTS LAMB OF MANCHESTER EXHIBITION TABLE" is in sale since Wednesday, November 13, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Periods/Styles\Arts & Crafts Movement". The seller is "thetwoarthurs" and is located in Manchester.
This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.