Shapland & Petter, Barnstaple Arts & Crafts English Oak Oak Sideboard c. 1910



An Arts & Crafts oak sideboard made by Shapland & Petter, Barnstaple made in c. 1910 and retailed by C. E. Baker, Exeter. This item features:
  • Made in solid well figured quarter-sawn English oak
  • 2 drawers (made with solid drawer carcasses joined with lap and through dovetails and solid bases)
  • 2 cupboards and central open section
  • Forged brass fittings


Approximate dimensions:
  • overall height 157 cm (5 feet 1 and three quarters inches)
  • base height 94 cm (3 feet 1 inches)
  • overall width 153 cm (5 feet and a quarter)
  • overall depth 56 cm (1 foot 10 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


c. 1910


'S & P B' stamped on the locks. C. E. Baker, Exeter retailers label on the back

About Shapland & Petter, Barnstaple

Shapland & Petter, Barnstaple: A high quality Arts and Crafts furniture maker who employed skilled craftsmen but also used the most up-to-date machinery available for their designs. They are known for elaborate designs with copper fittings

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 Other Furniture

The Arts and Crafts Movement produced some of the most remarkable furniture of the twentieth century. Many of its principal designers were architects motivated by principles of functional and beautiful design, high class workmanship, and quality of materials. The results varied from the austerity of Voysey and the simple lines perspectives of the Cotswold School, to the exuberant flair of Liberty and Co. and Ambrose Heal


Good sound un restored condition. Age related surface marks, scratches, minor knocks and some colour variation. 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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