Shapland & Petter motto desk
Superb oak and copper Arts & Crafts desk by Shapland & Petter of Barnstaple, Devon. This is one of their classic designs with the well patinated repousse copper panels to raised gallery with the motto " Devise Wit" & " Write Pen". Sliding shelves to sides to extend desk width if needed. Typical heart cut-outs to gallery. Approx 4ft wide (exc sliding shelves which are approx 12" each); c1900.