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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.
This is the pair to the previous one we had and sold.
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.