G Stickley Arts & Crafts Mission School'815' Oak Display Cabinet. Style - craftsmanship - Longevity - Functionality - Value. An Arts & Crafts Mission School'815' oak display cabinet by L. Made in solid well figured oak. Constructed using true cabinet making techniques such as traditional blind tenons secured.A large and very beautifully made display cabinet or glazed bookcase by this iconic American Arts and Crafts maker. Overall height 200 cm (6 feet 6 and three quarters inches). Overall depth 39 cm (1 foot 3 and a quarter inches). Overall width 97 cm (3 feet 2 and a quarter inches). Stickley oval shopmark brand and metal'Mission Medallion' (Adopted in 1985 and 1989 respectively) on the back. Stickley was founded in 1902 by Leopold and John George Stickley after having worked with their brother Gustav. They drew their inspiration form many of his designs. Their furniture was designed to be honest; a reaction against the fake joinery, unnecessary gaudiness, and shoddy workmanship of mass production. It all uses solid construction,'what-you-see-is-what-you-get' joinery, and the highest quality woods combined with elegant designs, that are beautiful to look at, practical, exceedingly strong and long-lasting.
Oak: The most British of woods, that can produce really special results. Oak has been used for hundreds of years to construct everything from sea-going vessels to fine furniture.Quarter sawn boards are very straight grained and have distinctive growth rings and medullary rays that give a very beautiful effect as well as being renowned for their superior stability and strength. About Arts & Crafts Mission School Furniture.
Arts and Crafts Mission School furniture is designed with clean simple elegant lines and panels that accentuate the grain of the wood (often quartersawn oak) and show off the craftsman involved in making them. Founded in America when people were looking for alternatives the excesses of Victorian times and the influx of mass-produced furniture from the Industrial Revolution.Stickley (Gustav Stickley's brothers) and Charles Limbert are probably the best known makers, with their work all being to a very high standard and is now highly sought after. Chips to 2 corners of the glass shelves. Handicraft Antiques specialises in high quality Arts & Crafts Movement and Yorkshire School furniture from about 1900 onwards. Central to our philosophy is to sell furniture and furnishings that exhibit great design, outstanding quality of workmanship, are made with beautiful materials and are functionally useful and useable. Many of our items will be of a similar cost to a modern mass produced equivalent, yet are likely to hold their financial value, or even appreciate over time, whereas inferior mass produced new items are very likely to quickly lose value. Our stock typically reflects some of the best designers and makers of their period including, Ernest Gimson, Peter Waals, Arthur Simpson, Stanley Webb Davies, Gordon Russell, Edward Barnsley, Liberty Ambrose Heal, Betty Joel, Shapland & Petter, Bath Cabinet Makers and numerous other craftsmen from the Arts and Crafts Movement, but also selected other items by less well known makers that are just beautifully designed and made. The showroom is just 10 miles of beautiful countryside driving off Junction 38 of the M6 and you can park free immediately outside. It will a specialist courier that will handle you item with great care and contact you in advance of arrival to agree a suitable day and time. There is of course a subjective element to describing the condition of items, so if something is not as clear as it should, be please ask for clarification. It's not normally possible or desirable to restore items to perfect as new condition, so unless otherwise stated you should expect items to have some character - small amounts of age related wear and tear, such as light scratches, tiny chips/dings, minor marks and slight colour variations. These won't detract from the overall appearance and are generally only noticeable on close inspection. G Stickley Arts & Crafts Mission School'815' Oak Display Cabinet" is in sale since Friday, March 29, 2019.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Furniture\Bookcases\20th Century". The seller is "handicraft-antiques" and is located in Maulds Meaburn. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, United States, Germany, France, Italy, Spain.