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Sessel aus Hellbraunem Leder & Buche von John Makepeace, 1970er

1 706.00 EUR

This John Makepeace (OBE FCSD FRSA), tan leather covered armchair was produced circa 1970 and features a beech frame with an inset cane paneled back and seat. The piece comprises raised curved arms and square legs, and the frame is stamped John Makepeace, and bears the label for The Attlee Foundation. Makepeace was born in 1939 in Britain and worked primarily wood, after having been exposed to the craft from a young age. His work has been widely exhibited and his catalogue includes comissions from institutions such as Templeton and Keble College, Oxford, Liberty´s, Banque Générale du Luxembourg, and major museums, corporate and private collections around the world. Makepeace was awarded an OBE in 1988 for services to furniture design and in 2002 received the American Furniture Society´s Award of Distinction. In November 2010 he was nominated by the Chartered Society of Designers for the Prince Philip Designers Prize 2010 and received a Special Commendation. John has received Lifetime Achievement Awards from both the American Furniture Society (2004) and the Furniture Makers Company (2010). He is an Honorary Fellow of the Arts University Bournemouth (2009) and of Hereford College of Arts (2013).

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