Not every single Arts and Crafts was plain and boxlike

Yoshiko Yap
This stick and ball umbrella stand shows that not all Arts and Crafts furniture is plain and dark. It sold for $300 at a recent Selkirk auction.

Arts and Crafts furnishings was in design and style from the late 19th to the early 20th century. It was really various from the ornate variations of the earlier Victorian era. It experienced the advantage of new applications and mass output. The Arts and Crafts motion promoted experienced craftsmanship, good quality work and basic, strong shapes. 

Iconic Arts and Crafts and Mission workshops, like Stickley and Roycroft, are acknowledged for their simple home furnishings produced in dark oak with little ornamentation. This doesn’t mean that each and every Arts and Crafts piece is a basic, weighty box! 

This umbrella stand, which sold for $300 at a Selkirk auction in St. Louis has a gentle, intricate glance. On the other hand, its structure uses straight strains and uncomplicated geometric designs. Its ball feet build a durable appear and, as an umbrella stand, it was built with use in thoughts.  

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