Betty Joel (Token Works) Betty Joel Antique Arts Crafts Walnut Single Door Wardrobe 1928 1928

SKU0019974

Features

A betty joel antique arts crafts walnut single door wardrobe 1928 by betty joel (token works) made in 1928

Comment

A beautifully designed and made item

Size

Approximate dimensions:
  • height 181 cm (5 feet 11 and a quarter inches)
  • width 73 cm (2 feet 4 and three quarters inches)
  • depth 59 cm (1 foot 11 and a quarter inches)
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Date

1928

Identification

Signed paper label reading 'Token Handmade Furniture, Designed by Betty Joel, made by J Emery at Token Works 1928'

About Betty Joel of Knightsbridge

Betty Joel of Knightsbridge (Token Works) (1894 to 1985): A 1920s Art and Crafts furniture Maker founded by Betty Joel [Elizabeth Mary Stewart Lockart]. Joel inherited the ethos of the English Arts and Crafts Movement, but added the manufacturing standards and techniques from boatbuilding. By 1937 she was the most revered name in bespoke furniture in England with a high class showroom in Knightsbridge. Clients included well known show business and professional names and Royalty

About Walnut

Walnut: Walnut is truly special timber with a delicious range of brown and grey creamy colours. The amount of feature depends on where the tree was grown, the best being English with its decorative grain, deep colouring, lustre and durability. It is highly prized for high class furniture, although its high cost and scarcity mean that solid walnut is only found in the very best items

About Arts & Crafts Other Furniture

The Arts and Crafts Movement produced some of the most remarkable furniture of the twentieth century. Many of its principal designers were architects motivated by principles of functional and beautiful design, high class workmanship, and quality of materials. The results varied from the austerity of Voysey and the simple lines perspectives of the Cotswold School, to the exuberant flair of Liberty and Co. and Ambrose Heal

Condition

Excellent condition with good colour. Two bubbles the lower panel on the right hand side. If you wish to have further specific photographs or talk to us for a more detailed condition report then please do not hesitate to contact us


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