Arthur Simpson of Kendal motto armchair
Superb Arts & Crafts oak framed throne-like armchair with incised motto to back panel
“It is the Mind, That makes the body rich!”; by Arthur Simpson of Kendal, c1910.
h: 51.5" d: 25" w: 24.5"
The top of the back with egg and dart moulding above a pierced shaped back containing the carved inscription.
Typical Simpson shaped open wide flat arms and seat with carved wavy apron raised on square tapering legs.
A similar piece (a settle version; different motto) was exhibited in the Liberty Selling Exhibition in 2005; exh. 25F.