Windsor Rocker of generous proportions

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A elegant, sculptural piece by award winning designer Katie Walker.

Inspired by traditional Windsor chair-making techniques, the Windsor Rocker is made from ash and finished with a white hard-wax oil. The ash is from a locally grown sustainable source and, as is traditional with Windsor chair-making, was worked 'green' and steam bent. The seat of the Woven Windsor is woven with Riempie - which is a South African material, a leather thong or lace used mainly to make chair seats. Katie's use of traditional skills combined with her design aesthetic has produced a chair that is immensely strong yet which has a fluid form that is visually light.

The fluid tensile form, a further development of the wheelwright's craft expressed in a chair has justly proved a contemporary collectable. This designer's work is held in high regard and has been repeatedly shown at COLLECT, a major annual show organised by the Crafts Council in the prestigious context of the Saatchi Gallery in London.

A version of this chair with a solid seat, is optional, along with an accompanying side table, as illustrated in the detail images accompanying this listing. Please enquire for further details.

Details

  • Creator
    Katie Walker (Designer)
  • Place of Origin
    United Kingdom
  • Date of Manufacture
    2012
  • Period
    21st Century
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dimensions
    31.89 in. H x 28.35 in. W x 40.16 in. D
    81 cm H x 72 cm W x 102 cm D
  • Dealer Location
    Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU9271801531
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