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Aesthetic Movement Chair in Oak

£450.00

An Aesthetic movement chair in pale oak featuring an elegant carved back and an exquisite squab cushion in designer fabric.

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Description

Invite elegance into your home.

This refined, pale oak, carver chair features a geometric, back spat with a diamond and interlocking-circles design.

The seat, which has been fully-restored and re-caned by our master craftspeople, has a new horsehair squab cushion in a chic, designer fabric. The embroidered, intertwining circles echo those on the back of the chair.

Spanning from 1860 to 1900, the Aesthetic Movement rejoiced in the concept of ‘Art for Art’s Sake’. Proponents of Aestheticism rejected the ugliness of the Industrial Age and instead crafted pieces that concentrated on the beauty of an object above all else.

It was the writer and critic Walter Hamilton who first named the movement, on his publishing of ‘The Aesthetic Movement in England’ in 1882.

 

 

Additional information

Weight 15 kg
Dimensions 54 × 49.5 × 89 cm

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