Lot 279

A Morris & Co Sussex ebonised wood Rossetti arm-chair, possibly designed by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, with rush seat, the ebonised wood frame with remains of painted red decoration, unsigned, 88.5cm. high Provenance Emery Walker's House, The Arts and Crafts Home, London. Literature Linda Parry (editor), William Morris Philip Wilson/V&A Publishing, page 176 catalogue number J.24 for a comparable chair illustrated. Originally manufactured by Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co from 1863. This chair retailed in the Morris & Co catalogue for 16/6.