Stock ref: DS1307
A solid oak Arts and Crtafts planter or waste paper bin of square tapered design with a castellated top from the workshop of the renowned Cumbrian maker Arthur W Simpson of Kendal.
Labelled to the base and feintly stamped X108 which would date the piece to 1936.
Size: 21.5 (square at top), 17(square at base)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.