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Shapland & Petter Motto settle 1


Code: 10423

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”