Masterful

Thursday, 28 April 2011

In a patriotic turn of events, here's something British.  In common with designs by Ernest Race, The Master's Chair by James Leonard utilises aluminium casting technology developed for aircraft manufacture - modernism of a kind, strongly linked to necessity as many traditional materials were in short supply in the post-war years.


Images/Credits:  Howe, Lawson Park

5 comments:

  1. very nice one :)
    it remembers me a compass...

    ciao.

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  2. definitely, a masterpiece! Great Job!

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  3. MidCenturyHome: Ah, have looked up the Compass, its a very, very nice chair - worthy of its own post we feel!

    Platform Beds: Thanks!

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  4. I've one of these on ebay at the minute, along with a James Leonard Desk -
    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=280704238233&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT

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