Antique English Art Deco Burr Walnut Two Door Tallboy Compactum Chest of Drawers (Circa 1930)

GBP 1,295.00

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Object Description

Here is a fine quality antique English Art Deco burr walnut two-door single-piece tallboy chest, circa 1930, boasting stunning mirror matched veneers, in excellent original condition.

• Item: Tallboy
• Circa: 1930
• Period: Art Deco
• Provenance: England, UK
• Wood: Figured Walnut
• Rectangular design
• Stunning figured walnut veneers
• Internal shelf
• Original metal drop-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-day UK returns policy

Here is a fine quality antique English Art Deco burr walnut two-door single-piece tallboy chest, circa 1930, boasting stunning mirror matched veneers, in excellent original condition.
Comprising of an elegant Art Deco double moulded frame, the two-door tallboy 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 Art Deco metal drop-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 an 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 Art Deco metal drop-handles and quarter beading (a sign of quality). The tallboy sits on its original recessed plinth and retains the original backboards.

This is a single piece tallboy 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 = 130.4cm or 51⅜” or 4ft 3⅜”
Width = 75.3cm or 29⅝” or 2ft 5⅝”
Depth = 49.3cm or 19⅝” or 1ft 7⅝”
Shelf Width = 71.4cm or 28⅛” or 2ft 4⅛”
Shelf Depth = 41.2cm or 16¼” or 1ft 4”

The price for this item is £1,295 including free delivery to England, Wales & Southern Scotland*.

Free UK Delivery*:
We offer free delivery to mainland England, Wales, and Southern Scotland (anywhere south of Stirling). *We do not offer free delivery to locations north of Stirling in Scotland, Northern Ireland, or any British Islands off the mainland; for example, the Isle of Man, Isle of White and Channel Islands. If you live in one of the areas where we do not offer free delivery, please contact us for a delivery quote before purchasing the item. Delivery will be made by our specialised antique furniture delivery service, or in some cases we will use a courier service for distant deliveries.

Delivery times are usually 1-4 weeks depending on location; we aim to deliver the majority of items within 2 weeks. All items are professionally packaged and fully insured in transit, therefore, we can assure you, your items will be securely protected in transit and arrive safely with you.

Once you have purchased an item, we will contact you by email and/or telephone and provide you with a provisional delivery date, in order for you to confirm if it is suitable for you. Once you have confirmed you can accept delivery on the provisional delivery date, we will book the delivery in with our shippers and it then becomes a confirmed delivery date.

We will also provide you with our shippers’ contact details, in case you need to contact the driver on the day of delivery. It’s helpful if you can provide us with both the landline and mobile telephone number, in case the driver cannot reach you on one of the numbers on the day of delivery, they can contact you on your alternative number.

In order to be able to offer you free delivery, it is based on a 1-man delivery only. For any large items that require 2 people to lift the item, we ask that you are available at the time of delivery to be able to give our shipper a lift off the van and into your house with the item. If you are not able to lift items yourself, we ask that you have someone on hand at the time of delivery to assist our shipper with lifting the item.

Free 14 Days UK Returns & Refunds:
A free 14-day “no quibble” returns policy (from the date you receive the item) is available if you are not happy with this item. We will collect the item free of charge from you (we do not charge a return fee / collection fee). You will be given a full refund as long as the item is returned in the same condition. We will collect returns using our own specialist furniture delivery company. We will not accept returns via a courier service (due to experience of damaged items in transit). This refund policy only applies to deliveries to the UK.

UK Buyer Payment:
For UK buyers, we accept cash on collection or delivery; cheque, credit card, BACS (free bank to bank transfer) or PayPal. Payment is requested within 5 days of the sale. Payment must be cleared before the items are collected or delivered.

International Buyers:
If you live outside the UK and you would like to purchase this item, please contact us before purchasing it, so that we can obtain an accurate shipping quote and delivery lead-time. The shipping quote provided is a global estimate only. The actual shipping cost will vary by country and postcode. Due to the distances and costs involved with shipping outside the UK, a returns policy is therefore not available for international buyers. Before placing your order(s) please make sure this is the item for you. We request payment by bank transfer (we do not accept payment via PayPal, credit or debit cards for international purchases). Payment is requested within 10 days of the purchase. Payment must be cleared before the items are collected or delivered to our shippers. The advertised price of the item does not include the shipping cost, sales tax, import duty or custom fees.

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About the Seller:
This item is being sold by Yola Gray Antiques who is an accredited member of LAPADA (the UK’s largest Trade Association of Professional Art and Antique Dealers) and CINOA. CINOA is the world association of Art & Antique dealer associations. All LAPADA & CINOA members abide by their strict code of practice by adhering to reputable standards of quality, expertise and integrity.

Yola Gray has dealt in fine art and antique furniture for over 40 years. Yola Gray has a special interest in Colonial furniture, specifically Colonial Four Poster Beds. Yola Gray also provides a variety of fine English Antique Furniture, Art and Fabrics to clients in the UK, Europe and further afield.

Please visit the Yola Gray website at for further items and information.

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Object Condition

Here is a fine quality antique English Art Deco burr walnut two-door single-piece tallboy chest, circa 1930, boasting stunning mirror matched veneers, in excellent original condition.
The tallboy has been cleaned and French-polished, by hand, to a professional standard in our workshop. The tallboy retains all its original fittings. The doors retain the original internal door latches and Art Deco metal drop-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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