An ebonised Arts and Crafts ash side chair,
early 20th century, the design attributed to Ford Maddox Brown for Morris & Co., the backrest joined by turned spindles, with a central cruciform spindle motif, the front legs with ring-turned decoration, joined between the legs with turned spindles,
83cm high, seat 44cm high
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The seat with wear and stains. The rushing appears originial. The rushing has sunk into the rim. The rim with some chips and knocks. Scratches, marks and knocks throughout commensurate with age and use.
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Auction: Design, Tue, 12th Jul 2022
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