From The Desk of Mary B. McWilliams
I’ve been a collector as long as I can remember, and I married a man who shared my passion for collecting. In 1976 Jim, and I bought an Arts & Crafts house and collected Arts & Crafts furniture and accessories until the mid-1980s, when two well-known dealers got into a bidding war over a Stickley desk. That activity added another zero to the price of Stickley furniture and curtailed our buying.
Then we discovered...
This Morris Chair is my custom design . Solid steam bent arms and back curves. This Chair has been featured in Arts and Craft Homes Magazine along with other pieces of mine. Solid steam bent arms and back curves ,dye stained, lacquer finish. Thanks!
Maker: Brian Brace Fine Furniture Maker
Location: Black Mountain,North Carolina!
Date made: January 2013
Dimensions: 33" width x 39" height x 40" depth
I must confess to having gone nowhere this week, at least not outside of a couple of trips to the printer in Asheville and two meetings at the Grove Park Inn.
For many of you, your next little journey may also be taking you into Asheville and up Sunset Mountain to the famed Grove Park Inn. As your cruise director – for this historic resort has often been compared to a cruise ship resting atop a mountain – I would like to pass along a couple of travel tips...
Visit Frank Lloyd Wright's work of a lifetime. Tours of his home, studio and estate available May - October. The Taliesin Bookstore & Gift Shop and Riverview Terrace Cafe are also located within the Visitor Center to enhance your experience.