26 November 2015




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A Stunning Quality Shapland & Petter Mahogany Writing Cabinet C1900

38" wide x 63" high x 17" deep

A Stunning quality Shapland & Petter mahogany writing cabinet. This iconic Shapland & Petter writing cabinet is a variation of the one illustrated on the front cover of Daryl Bennett,s "Shapland & Petter Ltd Of Barnstaple, Arts and Crafts Furniture". The upper section having a raised gallery above three arched pigeon holes. The central section having a wonderful marquetry inlaid central panel with rippled moulding flanked by hand beaten copper stylised hinges, which opens to reveal a beautifully fitted mahogany interior, retaining the original baize writing surface. The lower section having a central mahogany lined frieze drawer flanked by the fall front supports, above a typical Shapland & Petter angled apron, also repeated on the sides. The whole stands on square tapering block feet united by an H stretcher and is stamped R1529 105 to the reverse,  circa 1900

Condition: This writing cabinet is in excellent original condition, wear to the baize consistent with age and use. Fully cleaned and waxed


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