Baroque Bed Cherry Italy XVIII Century

Veneto Third Quarter XVIII Century

Code :  ANSESE0162116

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Baroque Bed Cherry Italy XVIII Century

Veneto Third Quarter XVIII Century

Code :  ANSESE0162116

not available

Baroque Bed Cherry Italy XVIII Century - Veneto Third Quarter XVIII Century

Features

Veneto Third Quarter XVIII Century

Style:  Baroque (1720-1770)

Time:  XVIII Century - from 1701 to 1800

Origin:  Veneto, Italia

Main essence:  Cherry tree

Material:  Padded , Carved Wood

Description

Baroque boat-shaped sofa in cherry wood, Veneto third quarter of the 18th century. Uprights ending in a curl joined by shaped and turned crosspieces, padded seat, wavy apron carved with rocaille motifs and central rosette, wavy legs with curled foot. Restorations.

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

Dimensions (cm):
Height: 77,5
Width: 218
Depth: 63

Seat height:  41

Additional Information

Style: Baroque (1720-1770)

With this term we designate, for what specifically relates to furniture, a part of the production carried out in Italy in the period of time between the Rococo era and the first phase of neoclassicism.
It is characterized by the formal and decorative structure still rigidly adhering to the dictates dear to the Baroque period (hence the term baroque) and to the Louis XIV fashions and yet the new times are captured in the adoption of smaller volumes, more decorative modules. elegant, often directly inspired by French fashion, but always executed with rigorous principles of ornamental symmetry.
The tendency to assimilate formal and volumetric novelties but not to incorporate their ornamental elaboration finds natural explanation in Italy in the fact that in this century the great aristocracy experienced an unstoppable political and economic decline.
If in the previous century there was a great profusion of furnishings destined to adorn newly built homes, to proudly show the power of the client family, in the eighteenth century they rather take care to update the building with only the furniture strictly necessary for the new needs imposed by fashion or functional needs.
The old scenographic apparatus is maintained and the new must not contrast too much.
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Time: XVIII Century - from 1701 to 1800

Main essence: Cherry tree

Obtained from prunus cerasus , a plant of oriental origin, it is a hard wood with a light and delicate color, with a reddish vein. Due to its diffusion and availability it was used in Europe in popular furniture. In cabinet making, in the seventeenth century, it was widely used in France and England for inlay work. In Italy it was very successful in Lucca. It was also very popular in the United States for the manufacture, from the late 1600s, of commonly used furniture.
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Material:

Padded

Carved Wood

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