Rare bedroom suite by Alfred Cox in a light amber satin walnut veneer with superb inlay design to the wardrobe doors. This five piece set comprises of a double ladies wardrobe with hanging rails to both sides and a shelf compartment, a gents wardrobe comprising of a hanging rail and six shelf compartment, a dressing table with five vanity drawers and triple bevelled mirror in excellent condition standing on typical 1950s atomic legs, a matching dressing stool with atomic legs, and a double headboard. Each unit has the original handles, locks and keys and the drawers have perfect dovetailed joints. This is an iconic set of vintage 1950s modernist designer vintage furniture dating to the Festival of Britain era. Alfred Cox was a designer and maker of high quality handmade furniture. His quality furniture was highly regarded and was retailed through Heals of London department store as well as other high quality, high end furniture retailers. Each piece has the maker’s name and registration design plates. It’s rare to find five matching pieces in one set.
Alfred Cox furniture was hand built and made to the highest quality. The bedroom suite is in excellent vintage condition with only slight signs of wear and tear (one small scratch to the front of the large wardrobe and slight sun bleaching to the dressing table top). The interiors of the wardrobes and drawers are in new condition. This suite is perfect for a devotee of vintage interiors or 1950s modernist design period interiors. The dressing table top can be re-finished for an additional charge, please call us to discuss.
To purchase the set is £600, if you wish to purchase an individual piece the prices are outlined below. The normal delivery charge does not apply for this set, please get in touch for a delivery price.
Large wardrobe Height: 176cm Depth: 55cm Width: 127cm, £250
Smaller wardrobe Height: 172cm Depth: 55cm Width: 96cm, £200
Dressing table Height: 127cm (to mirror) Depth: 47cm Width: 127cm, £200
Headboard Height: 47cm Depth: 4cm Width: 140cm, £50
Stool Height: 47cm Depth: 38cm Width: 62cm, £30
About the values of our furniture
As well as caring passionately about the beauty and the quality of what we do, our furniture is produced using the most environmentally friendly methods and products that are available so that they may enhance the beauty of each piece and, in turn, enrich your environment without costing the earth. We source and refurbish original materials where possible; if reproduction materials need to be used such as keys or handles we only source them from homegrown craftspeople thereby supporting the skills and talents of the people within our communities. We do not support unethical or cruel regimes or industries that profit from destroying the life of the planet. Where possible we recycle everything that we use.