American Victorian pre-1897 ornate natural wicker arm chair with woven panel back, and filigree trim (HEYWOOD BROS. label) Heywood Brothers was established in 1826, produced wicker and rattan furniture in the late 19th century. Wakefield initiated its mechanized production. The wicker styles drew on the Aesthetic Movement and Japanese influences; simpler designs arose in the wake of the Arts and Crafts Movement. Merged with Wakefield Company 1897.
I have been obsessed with Heywood-Wakefield for 10 years... Anytime I step into a furniture consignment or antiques shop I'm on my knees looking under any similarly styled pieces for the HW Brand! If you can find a piece with the original finish in good condition! SCOOP IT UP!!