CHARLES FRANCIS ANNESLEY VOYSEY AN OAK WARDROBE Part of a rare group of furniture removed from White Cottage, 68 Lyford Road, Wandsworth Common, London, SW18. White Cottage and its contents were designed by Voysey in 1903 for his friend C. T. Coggin.
A rare and beautifully proportioned excellent quality Arts & Crafts domed top oak cabinet of compact size; pair of cupboard doors over three drawers, with stunning Rathbone strapwork metalwork hinges and handles (possibly silvered); the whole very much in the manner of CFA Voysey, for whom Richard Llewellyn Rathbone did indeed design and make metalwork for.
The Art Workers' Guild In 1905 Voysey exhibited at Art Workers' Guild, Third Exhibition. Its values include serving clients’ needs in commissioned work rather than insisting on artistic autonomy, and collaboration between artists and designers in different fields, especially in the embellishment of buildings. Voysey is represented among the paintings of past members in the photo above.
Winsford Cottage Hospital, ( Originally called Beaworthy Cottage Hospital. Now called Winsford Community Hospital ) Halwill Junction, near Beaworthy, Devon. 1899 For Mrs. Maria (Molly) L. Webb Medley. 1924: Additions to Winsford cottage hospital Beaworthy for E. B. Medley Costin. The materials are roughcast for walls, stone dressings and iron casements for windows and green slate for roofs
Spade House, Radnor Cliff Crescent, Sandgate, Folkestone, Kent.1899 For H. G. Wells. 1903 additional bay by Voysey. . It was at SpadeHouse that Wells wrote 'Mankind in the making', 'A Modern Utopia', 'In the Days of the Comet', 'The New Machiavelli', 'The War in the Air', 'Tono Bungay', 3ungay', 'Anticipations', 'The Food of the Gods', 'Ann Veronica', 'Kipps', 'The History of Mr Polly', 'New Worlds for Old', and 'First and Last Things'. Later extensive alterations, now a private nursing…