Ernest Stokes – Bonheur du jour, 1910

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.