Heywood-Wakefield Vintage Furniture Questions from Fans – #3

Heywood-Wakefield Vintage Furniture Questions from Fans – #3

An occasional series featuring questions from the public about vintage Heywood-Wakefield pieces


I’ve attached a photo of a china cabinet… could this be a Heywood-Wakefield piece? If so, can you tell the year and type from the picture?


Heywood-Wakefield’s Answer

I believe your item is from Heywood-Wakefield’s Fascination collection. But it looks like elements from two different models have been combined.

The base looks like the M 1972 Utility Cabinet, but the china hutch doesn’t appear to be the one that was sold with that base. The hutch top looks like the M 1977, but the correct base for this china hutch would have been the M 1979, which measured 72″ x 19″ x 31″.

It’s hard to see the chairs you have stacked up, but they might be M 1981 Side Chairs. If you measure these pieces and send me this additional information and some better pictures, I should be able to tell you more.

Have you looked on back and underneath the chairs, and inside the top left drawer for the HW logo? Also, take a look at our article “Clues for Identifying Vintage Heywood-Wakefield Furniture.”

Thanks for writing in Tim!

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Leonard Riforgiato is a successful furniture manufacturing entrepreneur, a Miami resident, and co-owner of legacy furniture company Heywood-Wakefield.

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