CFA Voysey armchair
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Classic iconic oak Arts & Crafts rush seated armchair by arguably the greatest British Arts & Crafts architect; CFA Voysey.;
originally designed c1902. One of his best known and most sought after designs.
With what appears to be its original rush seat; probably manufactured by FC Nielson.
Voysey illustrated this design and indeed other close variants and can be seen in photographs of many commissions.
Brighton Art Gallery & Museum have a version with a leather seat from c1906; also the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Other examples are in the collection of Crab Tree Farm in America and also the Detroit Institute of Art.