Baby Crib (1980s)
Made by Charles Webb Design
Listed for sale is a beautifully crafted custom and handmade baby crib, produced by Charles Webb (designer and craftsman) circa mid to late 20th century. Charles Webb was trained as in architecture at Cornell University, eventually leaving the world of architecture to found a furniture and design company based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Webb's work was reserved yet contemporary, with terrific architectural lines and an emphasis on functional works such as this. This crib is a terrific example of Webb's design ideology, incorporating oak and a slatted design that is typical of Webb's pieces.
The crib has a hinged gate that drops as shown in the photos. Its condition overall is terrific, only showing light wear from use. Overall, the piece measures 50.5 inches wide by 27 inches deep and 52 inches tall.