Ernest Percival Stokes
Bonheur du jour, 1910
Macassar ebony, sycomore, ivory, bone, abalone and mother of pearl inlay
Made at Shoreditch LCC Technical Institute, London
h. 114,4 cm - w. 46 cm - d. 33 cm
MARKS : Signed and dated
PROVENANCE : In the artist's family - Thence by descent until 2018
EXHIBITION : This piece was presented at the Worshipful Company of Carpenters, London, on June 6th 1910 and was awarded a prize. Ernest Stokes was also awarded the 1st Honours award by the London City and Guilds in 1911.
LITERATURE : The original certificate for that prize survives.