Brynmawr Furniture Company Arts & Crafts Other Furniture Oak Wardrobe 1938

SKU0020323

Features

An Arts & Crafts Other Furniture wardrobe by Brynmawr fFurniture Company made in 1938. This item features:
  • Single transverse rail and shelf
  • Signature wedged Brynmawr handles
  • Fielded panels to the sides and door
  • Deep enough to take modern handers

Comment

A nicely proportioned wardrobe, by the Welsh Arts and Crafts Maker

Size

Approximate dimensions:
  • overall height 179 cm (5 feet 10 and a half inches)
  • overall width 91 cm (2 feet 11 and three quarters inches)
  • overall depth 56 cm (1 foot 10 inches)
If you need a very exact dimension, or one we haven't included, feel free to contact us and we will measure it for you

Date

1938

Identification

An instantly recognisable Brynmawr design. Brynmawr Furniture Makers Ltd enamelled metal label inside the door

About Brynmawr Furniture Company

Brynmawr Furniture Company: An Arts and Crafts furniture making company founded by Quakers in Wales as part of the 'The Brynmawr Experiment', designed to revive Brynmawr's economic depression and accompanying mass unemployment. Most items were made to private commissions. Known for high quality workmanship and materials and clean modern designs

About Oak

Oak: The most British of woods, that can produce really special results. Oak has been used for hundreds of years to construct everything from sea-going vessels to fine furniture. Quarter sawn boards are very straight grained and have distinctive growth rings and medullary rays that give a very beautiful effect as well as being renowned for their superior stability and strength

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

Attractive condition. Some minor cockling of the surface in places and various dints and scrapes visible on close inspection. Floor panel very cockled but sound. 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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