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Special Price £1,500
A rare example of a classic William Birch of High Wycombe mahogany armchair designed by their top man EG Punnett and made specially for Liberty & Co.
Illustrated in the William Birch catalogue archives and shown as Liberty No 5 armchair as well as William Birch No. 944. Large stylised heart shaped cut-out to back, vertical slats to sides, the ends terminating in capped uprights, the whole on sled type feet. Upholstered back and removable seat cushion. Circa 1901.
For further reference see British Furniture by Pauline Agius page 124 and also the Arts & Crafts DK Collectors Guides by Judith Miller p38.