Art Deco Sideboard by Restall Brown and Clennell

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Art Deco Sideboard by Restall Brown and Clennell

Art Deco style sideboard labelled by Restall Brown and Clenel, late 20th century in date.

Art Deco is a style of visual arts, architecture and design that first appeared in France just before World War I.

It combined modernist styles with fine craftsmanship and rich materials.

During its heyday, Art Deco represented luxury, glamour, exuberance, and faith in social and technological progress. Among the Art Deco participants that posterity has chosen are furniture designers Jacques Adnet, Jacques-Emile Ruhlmann and Maurice Dufrene, Jules Leuleu, Victor Horta and Eliel Saarinen, designers specialized in glass René Lalique and Émile Gallé as well as couturiers Erté and Paul Poiret.

This Art Deco credenza features three sections with shelves and four drawers. Burr elm chrome band around the thickened base and ebonised shaped platform, with ebonised fluted detail around the base.

High quality design, the drawers are dovetailed, fine hinge, maple wood interior. Finish: Hand finished Materials: Burr elm Condition: In excellent condition, very minor nicks in finish edge of one cupboard door, please see photos for confirmation.

Founded in 1905, there are few companies with a heritage as prestigious as Restall Brown & Clennell.

Experts in designing, crafting and selling top quality traditional style furniture, their luxurious handmade designs now grace many national and international city institutions, palaces, private residences, embassies and 6 star hotels. Restall Brown & Clennell also apply their extensive knowledge to yacht interiors. Wych elm wood is prized by craftsmen for its coloring, its crazy grain, its ‘partridge-breast’ or ‘catspaw’ markings, and, when worked, its occasional iridescent greenish sheen or ‘bloom’.

The bosses on old trees produce the characteristic fissures and markings of ‘burr elm’ wood.