Shapland & Petter Arts & Crafts / Art Nouveau Inlaid Mahogany Desk

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 Read More +