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Arthur Simpson of Kendal Arts and Crafts Oak Serving Tray

Stock Ref: DS1316

Circa 1901

A superb solid oak serving tray from the workshops of renowned Arts and Crafts maker Arthur W Simpson of Kendal, wonderful  rich colour and presented in excellent waxed condition.  Lovely typical early 20th century fluid curved design with beautifully executed foliate carving to the tray handles and exposed wedged tennon joints, all tight and sound. Labelled to the underside Arthur W Simpson, The Handicrafts, Kendal and  stamped with the  number 7749.

Size: 67(w) x 36(d) x 7.5(h) cm

For those keen to learn more about Arthur Simpson of Kendal i can highly recommend  the following books:

The Beautiful Furniture of The Simpsons of Kendal, Hugh Wright, 2011.

The Simpsons of Kendal, Craftsmen in Wood 1885-1952, Eleanor Davidson, 1978.

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