The 'Megaw' armchair

Ref: 1799
  • Designer / Maker

    Designed by Gerald Summers (1899-1967)

    Manufactured by Makers of Simple Furniture

  • Detail

    Birch plywood, with the original cushion (probably recovered)

    86 x 49 x 49 cm

    English (London), 1933-34

  • Provenance

    E.C.S. Megaw and Thérèse Megaw, and by descent

  • Literature

    Martha Deese, ‘Gerald Summers and Makers of Simple Furniture’, Journal of Design History, vol. 5, no. 3 (for a discussion of Gerald Summers)

  • Collection

    Private collection