• Item: Small Art Deco Wardrobe
• Circa: 1930
• Period: Art Deco
• Provenance: Wolfe & Hollander, London, England, UK
• Wood: Burr Walnut
• Moulded frame
• Width: 2ft 10¾”
• Two doors
• Fitted interior
• Original hanging chrome rail
• 3 open compartments to right of interior
• Original wooden handles
• Original working door latches
• Original working locks and key
• Original backboards & plinth
• Newly French polished
• Excellent colour & patination
• Completely original
• Free delivery to England, Wales & southern Scotland*
• Free 14-day UK returns policy
This is a fine quality English small Art Deco wardrobe constructed with burr walnut timbers, comprising two doors, a fitted interior, circa 1930, by Wolfe & Hollander of London, in excellent original condition. Comprising of an elegant Art Deco double moulded frame, the two door Art Deco wardrobe boasts an exterior of stunning mirror matched burr walnut veneers to the front and figured walnut to the sides, with a cross banded moulded frame. The doors retain their original vertical wooden 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 sprung lock and key. Inside, the wardrobe comprises a full-length hanging compartment, and three shelves on the right-hand side. At the bottom of the wardrobe are two original metal rails, for storing shoes. Further below are two dovetailed drawers, which also retains the original vertical wooden handles. The drawer interior feature quarter beading (a sign of quality). The small Art Deco wardrobe sits on its original moulded plinth and bracket feet; the back of the wardrobe retains its original backboards. This is a single piece wardrobe. Due to its narrow width, it is ideal for compact rooms, as it consumes very little space.
This small Art Deco wardrobe, 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 Art Deco compactum boasts a rich 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.
Wolfe & Hollander were established in 1902, located in 189, 190 & 244 Tottenham Court Road, London, which was the centre of furniture retailing in the early 20th century. They were upholsterers, decorators, paper hangers and had a retail shop. The company ceased business in 1980.
This is a fine quality English small Art Deco wardrobe constructed with burr walnut timbers, comprising two doors, a fitted interior, circa 1930, by Wolfe & Hollander of London, in excellent original condition.
Nominal old use marks to the leading edges but nothing significant considering the age of the item. The Art Deco wardrobe has been cleaned and French polished by hand in our workshop to a professional standard. The wardrobe retains its original interior, including hanging rails and internal storage compartments. The doors retain their original door latches, handles and working lock (with key). The Art Deco walnut wardrobe retains its original backboards and it stands on its original recessed plinth and bracket feet. This Art Deco wardrobe does not dismantle. It is solid in joint and ready to use.
External height = 162.5cm / 64” / 5ft 4”
External width (feet) = 88.3cm / 34¾” / 2ft 10¾”
External depth (including handles) = 53.5cm / 21” / 1ft 9”
Body width = 84cm / 33” / 2ft 9”
Body depth = 51cm / 20” / 1ft 8”
Maximum hanging height (total opening) = 105.5cm / 41½” / 3ft 5½”
Hanging height (from metal handing rail) = 100.7cm / 39¾” / 3ft 3¾”
Maximum width = 55cm / 21⅝” / 1ft 9⅝”
Maximum depth = 44cm / 17¼” / 1ft 5¼”
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