A Large Arts and Crafts Oak Library Table attributed to A. Romney Green

$72,500.00

Height: 29 1/2″
Width: 9′ 6″
Depth: 38 1/2″

A fine example of the Arts and Craft Movement design from Platts House in Wellnigborough, England, the table is attributed to British architect and designer Arthur Romney Green (1872-1945), who was strongly influenced by British Arts and Crafts Movement pioneers Ernest Gimson and the Barnsley Brothers. Romney Green is best known for his antique dining tables, chairs and cabinets, which are prized for their craftsmanship and elegant simplicity.

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Romney Green Workshop

Pictured fourth from the left is Romney Green at his workshop along with his staff at Christchurch in the 1920’s. Originally a teacher of mathematics at a boys’ school in Devon, Green became inspired by the ideas of William Morris and set up shop first in Haslemere in Surrey, then Hammersmith, and finally at 3 Bridge Street, Christchurch in Hampshire.

Green held quarterly meetings with his craftsmen to go over the numbers of the business so that each worker knew how much profit they would bring to the company.