Chairs Mahogany Foam and Fabric 1950s Italian Prodution

Code :  MODSED0001326

275.00
Chairs Mahogany Foam and Fabric 1950s Italian Prodution

Code :  MODSED0001326

275.00

Chairs Mahogany Foam and Fabric 1950s Italian Prodution

Features

Production:  Italiana

Time:  1950 - 1959

Production country:  Italia

Main essence:  Mahogany

Material:  Foam , Fabric

Description

Group of four chairs; unique pieces privatly commissionated. Mahogany wood, foam padding, fabric covering.

Product Condition:
Good condition. Wear consistent with age and use.

Dimensions (cm):
Height: 87
Width: 44
Depth: 54

Seat height:  48

Additional Information

Production: Italiana

Time: 1950 - 1959

Main essence: Mahogany

It is one of the most precious and sought-after woods in cabinet making. It was discovered in Central America around 1600 and began to be imported to England in the 1700s. Much appreciated for its hardness and indestructibility, it became widespread following the blocking of walnut exports from France in 1720 and the consequent elimination of English import duties on mahogany from the colonies in America and India. The most valuable version comes from Cuba, but it became very expensive. At the end of the 18th century it began to be used also in France in Louis XVI, Directory and Empire furniture, its diffusion declined starting from when Napoleon, in 1810, forbade its import. It was generally used in the manufacture of elegant furniture, due to its characteristics and beautiful grain.

Material:

Foam

Fabric

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