A Liberty & Company Arts & Crafts armchair made from figured oak. This refined chair has a carved, shaped wooden seat and pierced back spats. The back is topped by an original leather head rest pad with studded perimeter.
At some point in the early twentieth century holes were drilled in the arms for the process of winding wool.
Founded in 1875, Liberty of London quickly became one of the most popular suppliers of interior furniture to the upper and middle class. Liberty’s collection of ornaments, fabric and objets d’art from around the world proved irresistible to a society intoxicated at the time by Japan and the East and Liberty effected social change in interior design and dress.
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