Louis Philippe Table Mahogany Italy XIX Century

Code :  ANTATA0144349

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Louis Philippe Table Mahogany Italy XIX Century

Code :  ANTATA0144349

not available

Louis Philippe Table Mahogany Italy XIX Century


Style:  Louis Philippe (1830-1848)

Time:  XIX Century - from 1801 to 1900

Origin:  Liguria, Italia

Main essence:  Mahogany

Material:  Veneer Burl


Ligurian basket table, mid 19th century, made of mahogany, with legs connected according to the typical basket shape, carved with volutes, the top is veneered in briar.

Product Condition:
Furniture in good condition, with small signs of wear.

Dimensions (cm):
Height: 70
Diameter: 130

Additional Information

Style: Louis Philippe (1830-1848)

The Louis Philippe style develops in a context characterized by two main factors: the expansion of the bourgeoisie and the advent of the industrialization of production processes.
This style therefore faces the decline of artisans and the new needs of economy and comfort.
Aesthetically it incorporates elements from the past, especially from the Gothic and the Renaissance, preferring very curved shapes for the seat backs, legs and deer-like feet, with a very rich decoration.
It mainly uses dark woods: ebony, rosewood and mahogany, side by side for contrast with light elements.
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The Louis Philippe style
Classic Monday: Luigi Filippo and Umbertina consoles in comparison

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.

Material: Veneer Burl

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