I see the hands of the generations, that owned each shiny familiar thing
Thomas Hardy, Dorset-born poet, paid ode to the beauty of furniture under the sensational poem Old Furniture. The poem in question has deliciously infected the minds of generations, feeding its way to David Irwin’s classic Hardy Chair.
These originates from two chair typologies design dating back to the 19th century: Captain’s Chair and Smokers Bow. The first being a wooden, low-backed armchair and the second a low-back Windsor frequented in barber shops, public houses, cottages and smoking rooms.
The Hardy Chair is Solid Certified Oiled Ash or Oak and proudly made in Britain. It is perfect for tailored cushioning for both seat and back. For which, our Hardy Armchair comes pre-made with.