Shapland & Petter Motto settle 1
Arts & Crafts motto hall bench/settle in oak, by Shapland & Petter of Barnstaple ; c1900
Repousse patinated copper panel to back and inscription,“Welcome Ever Smiles” from “Welcome ever smiles, and farewell goes out sighing”, by William Shakespeare (1564-1616) from Troilus & Cressida 3.3. A similar version in mahogany and a line drawing from the original S&P catalogue archives is illustrated in“Shapland & Petter Ltd” by Daryl Bennett p58.
h: 43” d: 15” w: 42”