Not currently on display at the V&A

Table

1931 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Wooden table


object details
Category
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 4 parts.

  • Table
  • Drawer
  • Drawer
  • Blotter
Materials and Techniques
Wood
Brief Description
Table made by Betty Joel, probably designed by Goodhart-Rendell
Physical Description
Wooden table
Dimensions
  • Height: 91.5cm
  • Width: 155.25cm
  • Depth: 87.8cm
Style
Gallery Label
DESK Designed by Betty Joel (born China, 1896-1985) Made by Betty Joel Ltd 1931 Betty Joel was a leading designer of furniture and interiors in the 1920s and 1930s. This desk is from the Director's Common Room of St Olaf House, an Art Deco warehouse by the Thames in central London designed by H. Goodhart Rendell. More Betty Joel furniture can be seen in the bay to the right. Given by Hays Plc W.13-1993(1993-2006)
Credit line
Given by Hays Plc
Production
Probably designed by Goodhart-Rendell, based on an entry in Betty Joel's diary in 1932: “We made all the furniture to G-R's design, funny Victorian stuff it is too. The green upholstered chairs are very good, but resemble stone work in the mouldings, and were originally designed inches too small in the seat!!”
Collection
Accession Number
W.13:1 to 4-1993

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record createdDecember 8, 2006
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