Varah produced around five variations of the Umbrella Men wardrobe between 1987 and 2003, each example is unique. The surrealist-inspired design is inlaid with various veneers, and the gentlemen's umbrella handles act as door handles. See Betty Norbury, Furniture for the 21st Century, Stobart Davies Ltd. For an example illustrated in the chapter on Andrew Varah.See also David Linley Star Pieces, The Enduring Beauty of Spectacular Furniture, Thames & Hudson, page 212 for another example of an Umbrella Man wardrobe illustrated. In terms of the condition it is good for the age which is 30 years old, there are some small chips in the veneer on the back edges and some very light general patina marks, mostly its in fine order and looks sublime. Width:- 200cm, divides into three easy to transport pieces. Depth:- 42cm, 48cm including handles. Please note all measurements are taken at the widest point, if you would like any additional or specific measurements please ask. This item is available for collection from our Wimbledon warehouses SW19-3BE, we can have it delivered nationwide to include Scotland Wales and Ireland. Wimbledon-Furniture is a privately owned family ran business out of Wimbledon SW19, we have four large storage warehouses, if you have any questions my number is under the business sellers information, please feel free to call or text. Please view the very detailed pictures as they form part of the description around condition.
Please note vintage period and original items such as leather seating will always have natural patina in the form of cracking creasing and wear, we recommend regular waxing to ensure no moisture is lost, also hand dyed leather is not recommended to sit in direct sunlight for prolonged periods of time as it will dry out and fade. COURIER (LARGE ITEMS ONLY THAT CANT BE POSTED). Whoever delivers will always require help on the larger items to unload, the price you will be quoted will always be based on this assumption, if this is not possible please let us know as it will affect the price to send a two man team. The item "VERY RARE ORIGINAL SIGNED DATED 1989 ANDREW VARAH UMBRELLA MEN ROSEWOOD WARDROBE" is in sale since Sunday, November 3, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antique Furniture\Armoires/Wardrobes\20th Century".The seller is "wimbledon-furniture-01" and is located in London Wimbledon. This item can be shipped worldwide.