HAGERSTOWN, MD — High-end solid cherry 18th and 19th century casegoods manufacturer Statton Furniture, which liquidated in 2008, has reopened as a licensed collection selling direct to consumers, according to Furniture Today.

Facing pressure from imports, Statton closed after more than 80 years in business. But last year, according to company President Hunt Hardinge, it licensed the Statton name to The Master’s Woodshop, whose core business is custom architectural millwork.

The Statton line includes about 70 of the company’s former bestselling patterns in bedroom, dining and occasional. It aims for a four-week leadtime. The company is producing collections with the same finishes it formerly used and will match any finish for consumers. Hardinge is overseeing sales and marketing for the Statton line. The company is selling through e-mail via its Web site and by phone.

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