Peter Hall of Staveley Arts & Crafts Lakes School English Oak wall rack

SKU0020444

Features

An Arts & Crafts Lakes School English Oak wall rack by Peter Hall of Staveley. This item features:
  • Made in English Oak
  • Four shelves
  • Curved sides
  • Exposed wedged tenons on the sides
  • Delicate chip carved decoration on the shelf fronts

Comment

Perfect for storage or display

Size

Approximate dimensions:
  • overall width 107 cm (3 feet 6 and a quarter inches)
  • overall height 93 cm (3 feet and a half)
  • overall depth 9 cm (3 and a half inches)
  • shelf depth 8 cm (2 inches)
  • height between shelves 22 cm (8 and three quarters inches)
If you need a very exact dimension, or one we haven't included, feel free to contact us and we will measure it for you

Identification

Peter Hall hand carved signature PH 'crosslet' motif on the side

About Peter Hall

Peter Hall: Peter Hall & Son of Staveley is a leading contemporary hand made arts and crafts furniture maker, founded in 1972, following in the tradition of Arthur W. Simpson of Kendal and Stanley Webb Davies of Windermere. Known for its distinctive designs in locally grown air dried oak, materials, workmanship and design are always of exceptional quality. Pieces rarely come up for resale

About English Oak

English Oak: The most British of woods, that can produce really special results. English oak has been used for hundreds of years to construct everything from sea-going vessels to fine furniture. Although oak grows widely across Europe and North America, craftsmen continue to cherish English oak which grows more slowly than its foreign counterparts giving it strength, durability. Quarter sawn boards are very straight grained and have distinctive growth rings and medullary rays that give a very beautiful effect as well as being renowned for their superior stability and strength

About Arts & Crafts Lakes School Furniture

The Arts & Crafts Lakes School was a development of the Arts and Craft Cotswold School. The most significant designers and makers were Arthur Simpson, in Kendal, Stanley Webb Davies at Windermere and the Keswick School of Industrial Arts. Peter Hall of Staveley still produces furniture in this tradition. The Lakes School maintained the ideals with its simple lines, attention to the finest of details, the use of beautiful locally materials and the focus traditional tools and techniques. In fact Stanley Webb Davies' workshop didn't use any power tools at all, even to cut logs from timber!The dominant material was English Oak and typical decorative details often include exposed joints and subtle carved details

Condition

Excellent clean condition. If you wish to have further specific photographs or talk to us for a more detailed condition report then please do not hesitate to contact us


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