Stock Ref: DS1316
A superb solid oak serving tray from the workshops of renowned Arts and Crafts maker Arthur W Simpson of Kendal, wonderful rich colour and presented in excellent waxed condition. Lovely typical early 20th century fluid curved design with beautifully
executed foliate carving to the tray handles and exposed wedged tennon joints, all tight and sound. Labelled to the underside Arthur W Simpson, The Handicrafts, Kendal and stamped with the number 7749.
Size: 67(w) x 36(d) x 7.5(h) 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.