McHugh Mission Furniture Co.

McHugh Mission Furniture Co.

Maker: Furniture

Year: 1878-1916

Reference: The Official Price Guide to American Arts & Crafts 3rd Ed., David Rago and Bruce Johnson

Notes: McHugh Mission Furniture Co., New York. 1878-1916. Founder Joseph P. McHugh (1854-1916). Retail store The Popular Shop in NYC. Inspired by A.J. Forbes’ first mission chairs for Swedenborgian Church, he began manufacturing mission oak furniture in 1895. By 1907 advertised 400 furniture forms.

Photo Credit: **Photo courtesy of Michael and Jill Thomas-Clark.