Arthur Simpson of Kendal motto armchair

Arthur Simpson of Kendal motto armchair

Code: 10207


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.