Cumbrae Range Glazed Bookcase by Morris of Glasgow

Cumbrae Range Glazed Bookcase by Morris of Glasgow

£449.00

A fantastic mid century bookcase.

1 in stock

Description

This mid century cabinet was designed and manufactured in Scotland during the 1960s by the renowned British maker Morris of Glasgow. This stylish piece, with its sliding glass doors, has 3 shelves that are both removeable and height-adjustable. The shelves can be moved between the upper and lower sections of the cabinet as you wish

In 1947 Morris became the favoured supplier of Royalty and were commissioned to design and fit a special bedroom suite for the Queen and Prince Philip as a royal wedding gift. The wood was taken from the balmoral estate and then sent to their first home at Clarence house . Today the furniture resides in Sandringham castle. Eighteen years later Morris again performed the same role fitting Her Majesty’s namesake cruise ship.

During the second half of the twentieth century Morris Furniture Group experienced steady growth within the furniture sector. Introducing new products and ranges the Morris Furniture Group saw themselves expand into new markets with high end luxury goods. In 1955 Morris Furniture produced wurlitzer juke boxes to USA to support the boom in music boxes.

In 1958 Morris Furniture was involved in the festival of Britain exhibiting all that was good in British furniture and in 1963 Neil Morris won many design awards for his famous Bambi chair and Clouds occasional tables. Even today collectors seek these valued and exceptional designs.

By 1967, once again, Morris Furniture found themselves in the privileged position of fitting the ocean liner QE2(Queen Elizabeth the second) for the Royal Family. In 1970 Morris won contracts to supply British Embassies with desks and cabinets continuing their great heritage in office furniture.

W69 x D28 x H145cm

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