Stanley Webb Davies Stanley Webb Davies Arts and Craft Oak Cabinet

SKU0019783

Features

A stanley webb davies arts and craft oak cabinet by stanley webb davies

Comment

Stanley Davies furniture beautifully made and is very difficult to find indeed

Size

Approximate dimensions:
  • height 52 cm (1 foot 8 and a half inches)
  • width 35 cm (1 foot 1 and three quarters inches)
  • depth 31 cm (1 foot and a quarter)
  • (Seat 390mm high)
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 monogram

About Stanley Webb Davies

Stanley Webb Davies: An outstanding furniture workshop and one of the premier makers of top class Arts and Crafts furniture. He designed pieces in the Cotswold School style, which were all individually hand made, with decorative trademarks features including exposed pegged joints, alternating thumb nail chisels and rounded tops. Materials, workmanship and design are always of the exceptional quality. Stanley Webb Davies items very rarely come onto the market

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

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 nice overall condition. A few minor marks, most notable on the top. 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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