• Item: Tallboy
• Circa: 1930
• Period: Art Deco
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Burr Walnut
• Cloud shaped design
• Stunning burr walnut veneers
• Internal shelf
• Original Bakelite & chrome handles
• Original working internal door latches
• 3 mahogany lined dovetailed drawers
• Original backboards
• Original recessed plinth
• Single piece item
• Original polish & patination
• Completely original
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14 days UK returns policy
Here is a fine quality antique English Art Deco burr walnut two-door single-piece tallboy, circa 1930, boasting stunning mirror matched veneers, in excellent original condition. Comprising of an elegant Art Deco double moulded frame, incorporating a cloud shaped design, the 2-door wardrobe boasts an exterior of stunning mirror matched burr walnut veneers to the front and figured walnut to the sides. The doors also boast their original Bakelite and chrome handles. The left-hand door retains its original sliding bolts, top and bottom, to secure the door when closed. The right-hand door retains its original working spring-loaded latch. Inside, the wardrobe features a removable internal shelf. Further below, at the bottom of the wardrobe is a bank of three mahogany lined dovetailed drawers, each of which retain the original bass Bakelite and chrome handles and quarter beading (a sign of quality). The wardrobe sits on its original recessed plinth and retains the original backboards.
This is a single piece wardrobe and because of its narrow width, it is ideal for compact rooms, as it consumes very little space.
The item would be at home in any traditional or contemporary setting and consumes very little space. This piece boasts classic Art Deco styling in the overall design of the curved moulded frame, corners, clean lines to the tops, the handles and the plinth.
This wardrobe features a mellow walnut colour. It has a lovely colour and patination; this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received.
Height = 131.7cm or 51⅞” or 4ft 3⅞”
Width = 84.1cm or 33⅛” or 2ft 9⅛”
Depth = 51.5cm or 20¼” or 1ft 8¼”
This tallboy is in excellent original condition. Nominal old use marks to the leading edges and inside frame, but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The compactum retains all its original fittings. The doors retain the original internal door latches and Bakelite & chrome handles, all of which are in good working condition. The doors close flush to the frame. The drawers feature quality dovetail construction, quarter beading (a sign of quality) and also close flush to the frame. The tallboy retains its original backboards and it stands on its original recessed plinth. This item is solid in joint and ready to use.
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Ref. Chest of Drawers 62