Peter Hall Peter Hall Arts and Crafts Handmade Contemporary Oak Bookcase

SKU0019811

Features

The right hand section, plinth and canopy can be disconnected for transport

Comment

The right hand section, plinth and canopy can be disconnected for transport

Size

Approximate dimensions:
  • height 220 cm (7 feet 2 and a half inches)
  • width 220 cm (7 feet 2 and a half inches)
  • depth 35 cm (1 foot 1 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

Carved 'crosslet' monogram on the plinth

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 Arts & Crafts Lakes School

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

In lovely overall condition with just a few minor marks. 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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