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Restoration Chest Of Drawers Mahogany Sessile Oak Marble France 1825

Code :  ANMOCA0097178

675.00
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Restoration Chest Of Drawers Mahogany Sessile Oak Marble France 1825

Code :  ANMOCA0097178

675.00

Restoration Chest Of Drawers Mahogany Sessile Oak Marble France 1825

Features

Style:  Restoration (1815-1830)

Time:  XIX Century - from 1801 to 1900

Main essence:  Mahogany Oak

Material:  Gilded bronze Mercury , Veneer of Mahogany Feather , Marble

Description

French Bourbon Restoration chest of drawers, there are three drawers on the front framed by two half pilasters which support the slightly jutting under the top band, in which another drawer is hidden. Mahogany feather banded veneer, it is decorated with gold to mercury bronze applications in the nozzles, with the characteristic anthemium shape, in the bases and the capitals of the half pilasters, where two feminine faces are depicted. The interiors are in sessile oak, the grey fossil marble has been replaced at a later date.

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: 91,5
Width: 133
Depth: 61,5

With certificate of authenticity

Certificate issued by:  Enrico Sala

Additional Information

Style: Restoration (1815-1830)

Starting from the Congress of Vienna in 1815, the arts also expressed the return to the monarchical order and the desire for order after the war years.
The stylistic features are an evolution of the Empire style, but with simpler lines and stripped of the typical symbols of the Napoleonic period.
There is greater attention to the practicality of furniture and domestic use.
Find out more with the insights of our blog and FineArt on the Restoration style:
The return to the past in the Restoration period < / A>
Gueridon Restaurazione

Time: XIX Century - from 1801 to 1900

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.

Oak

Under the name of oak or oak various types of woods derived from plants of the genus quercus are grouped. They are always resistant, hard and compact woods. Oak is lighter than oak, both are used for more rustic furniture or for the interiors of French and English antique furniture. In other processes it was gradually replaced by the advent of exotic woods considered more valuable since the 18th century.

Material:

Gilded bronze Mercury

Veneer of Mahogany Feather

Marble

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