Table Walnut Italy XIX Century

Genoa Mid 19th century

Code :  ANTATA0155967

450.00
Table Walnut Italy XIX Century

Genoa Mid 19th century

Code :  ANTATA0155967

450.00

Table Walnut Italy XIX Century - Genoa Mid 19th century

Features

Genoa Mid 19th century

Age:  XIX Century - from 1801 to 1900

Origin:  Genova, Liguria, Italia

Main essence:  Walnuts

Description

Round extendable table in walnut, Genoa mid-19th century. Undertop band decorated with pods, 6 turned legs ending in pear-shaped feet. Equipped with coeval extension.

Product Condition:
Product that due to age and wear requires restoration and resumption of polishing.

Dimensions (cm):
Height: 79
Width: 131
Depth: 113

Maximum size (cm):
Width: 163,5

Additional Information

Age: XIX Century - from 1801 to 1900

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.

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