An arts and crafts oak bureau cabinet by Edward Barnsley [The Barnsley Workshop] made in 1951 with fall front flap inlaid with a red leather writing surface, fitted with an arrangement of drawers (constructed with hand-cut lap and through dovetails) and stationary pigeon holes, above two cupboard doors enclosing adjustable shelves. All constructed with single plank panels of quarter-sawn oak
Edward Barnsley (1900 to 1987)—A designer and maker of furniture, teacher and important figure in the 20th Century British craft movement. He was one of the most important British furniture makers of the twentieth century and developed on the Arts and Crafts traditions established in the Cotswolds by his father Sidney in the late nineteenth century. His workshop still produces fine furniture as "The Barnsley Workshop"
Stamped Barnsley inside the cabinet
A beautifully designed and made item using top quality materials, made by one of the most important British furniture makers of the twentieth century
Approximately 1070 mm (42 inches) high by 390 mm (15 inches) deep 840 mm (33 inches) wide
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