Henry Shapland and Henry Petter formed their furniture company, Shapland & Petter of Raleigh Cabinet Works, Pitton, Barnstaple, North Devon, in 1854. Their Elizabethan and Neoclassic reproductions, along with their fascination with modern manufacturing technology, naturally led to an interest in producing furniture in the Arts & Crafts style. They were one of the first companies to mass produce Arts & Crafts style furniture.
This beautiful flame-cut mahogany drop-front secretary desk / bureau is inlaid with intarsia trim and vegetable-dyed satinwood for the art nouveau flowers. Copper repousse strap hinges and brass escutcheons. Original keys to locking desk front and cabinet doors included. Outfitted inside with embossed leather insert on desktop, two spaces for square inkwells, a space for writing pens, a drawer, and spaces for correspondence.Top inset with stained, lead glass window. The item "Shapland & Petter Arts & Crafts / Art Nouveau Inlaid Mahogany Desk" is in sale since Thursday, November 8, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Desks & Secretaries\1800-1899".
The seller is "indiastreetantiques" and is located in San Diego, California. This item can be shipped to United States.