An Arts and Crafts oak settle from the family of Sir Samuel Morton Peto the great Victorian Industrialist and railway pioneer. Made for his grand daughter Audrey Elizabeth Peto who was born 21 Apr 1894. This unique little settle with curved and shaped arms stands on six legs with ‘Audrey Elizabeth Peto’ carved into the back and beautiful stylised floral inlays of fruitwoods and Mother Of Pearl. The lower frieze is intricately carved with repeating nursery themes of piggy's and trees.
Length 36", Height 33 1/2", Depth 13 1/2". Circa late 1890's.