Umbertino Secretaire With Dante Alighieri Bust Walnut Ebony Italy 1800

Code :  ANMORI0097141

Umbertino Secretaire With Dante Alighieri Bust Walnut Ebony Italy 1800

Code :  ANMORI0097141

Product Details

Style:  Late nineteenth-century (1870-1900)

Time:  The NINETEENTH Century - 1800

Origin:  Italia

Main essence:  Maple Ebony Walnut

Description:
Umbertino secretaire supported by carved feet, like the uprights that frame the front where, starting from the bottom, there are three drawers, the last one presents a writing desk and many compartments, one of which with an inkwell. The three upper drawers hide a flap door, which conceals an architectural cabinet, that emulates the front of a building, with columns and two niches with bronze sculptures that frame a central door, above which there is the inscription "INDULGENT PLENR QUOTI PERPET "; there are numerous secrets. In the upper part, there is another drawer whose keyhole is carved as a grotesque mask; the broken tympanum that crowns the cabinet has a carved bust of Dante Alighieri in the middle. Walnut, burr walnut veneer with ebony framing, the interiors of the compartment are maple.

Product Condition:
Fair condition. Wear consistent with age and use. Any damage or loss is displayed as completely as possible in the pictures. Product with a Certificate of Authenticity and Lawful Origin.

Dimensions (cm):
Height: 222
Width: 120
Depth: 58,5

Additional Information

Late nineteenth-century (1870-1900):
The name of this style should be the ruler of the time, Umberto I appointed King of the Kingdom of Italy on January 9, 1878 and killed on 9 July 1900. The late nineteenth-century style is typically Italian and belongs to that period of Eclectic, that marked the second half of'800, it lasted a little less than twenty years the Umbertine-style spread in the 1880s and finished to the 1895 when it was substituted by a new style called art nouveau and is universally known as the Art-Nouveau, followed by Art-Deco. In this style, mostly eclectic and monumental, were repurposed in the mobile, from the bedside to the large closet or dresser, Gothic and Baroque elements belonging originally to the Renaissance, but also adorned with masks of large dimensions, frames and decorations.

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