Neoclassical Corner Cabinet Walnut Italy XVIII Century

Code :  ANMOAN0093116

400.00
Neoclassical Corner Cabinet Walnut Italy XVIII Century

Code :  ANMOAN0093116

400.00

Neoclassical Corner Cabinet Walnut Italy XVIII Century

Features

Style:  Neoclassical (1765-1790)

Time:  XVIII Century - from 1701 to 1800

Origin:  Parma, Italia

Main essence:  Walnuts Poplar

Description

Parma neoclassical corner cabinet, supported by fluted truncated conical legs, has a drawer in the undertop band. On the top rests a half-moon riser, equipped with a paneled door on the front, framed between two pilasters. The corner cabinet has drip-shaped carved frames with a characteristic geometric shape. In walnut, the interiors are in poplar.

Product Condition:
Product in fair condition showing some signs of wear.

Dimensions (cm):
Height: 215
Width: 117
Depth: 73

Additional Information

Style: Neoclassical (1765-1790)

This historical period includes a properly definable first phase of the Louis XVI style.
Only later, with the maturation of archaeological fashions, a new vision of the civilization of furniture is formulated and codified, now fully ascribable to the Neoclassical style.
In fact, both trends coexist in unison until the last years of the eighteenth century.
In the field of cabinet making, the Direttorio, Retour d'Egypte, Consolare and Impero styles also fall within the neoclassical era.
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Time: XVIII Century - from 1701 to 1800

Main essence:

Walnuts

Walnut wood comes from the plant whose botanical name is juglans regia , probably originally from the East but very common in Europe. Light or dark brown in color, it is a hard wood with a beautiful grain, widely used in antique furniture. It was the main essence in Italy throughout the Renaissance and later had a good diffusion in Europe, especially in England, until the advent of mahogany. It was used for solid wood furniture and sometimes carvings and inlays, its only big limitation is that it suffers a lot from woodworm. In France it was widely used more than anything else in the provinces. In the second half of the eighteenth century its use decreased significantly because mahogany and other exotic woods were preferred.

Poplar

Essence considered "poor", it is a white wood, with yellowish or greyish shades, light and tender, which is easily damaged. It is used for rustic furniture or in the construction of furniture. The most valuable use it has had in the history of furniture is in Germany, in the 19th century, for veneers and inlays in the Biedermeier period.

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