Cupboard Maple Italy XIX Century

Piedmont Early 19th century

Code :  ANMOCR0162119

230.00
Cupboard Maple Italy XIX Century

Piedmont Early 19th century

Code :  ANMOCR0162119

230.00

Cupboard Maple Italy XIX Century - Piedmont Early 19th century

Features

Piedmont Early 19th century

Time:  XIX Century - from 1801 to 1900

Origin:  Piemonte, Italia

Main essence:  Fir Maple Walnuts Oak

Material:  Carved Wood

Description

Piedmontese sideboard in carved walnut, early 19th century. Inlaid front with neoclassical maple threads and ribbon motifs, frames, 4 paneled doors and a pair of drawers, paneled sides, shelf feet. Interior in oak and fir. Locks, interior drawers and back completely replaced. Restorations in the frame.

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

Dimensions (cm):
Height: 199
Width: 177
Depth: 60

Additional Information

Time: XIX Century - from 1801 to 1900

Main essence:

Fir

Soft coniferous wood, used for rustic furniture or to build the chest, that is the structure, of furniture then veneered in more precious woods. It has been used since ancient times, its most valuable use is, in the Spruce variant, in the inlays of French antique furniture of the '700 . The spruce, more typical of northern Europe, in Italy grows mainly in the Eastern Alps at altitudes above 1300 m. The noblest use of this essence was in the construction of violins, guitars and cellos: Stradivari himself produced his famous violins with this wood.

Maple

Hard, light wood used for inlays. It grows mainly in Austria, but it is widespread throughout the northern hemisphere, from Japan to North America, passing through China and Europe. It is one of the lightest woods ever, tending to white, it is similar to lime or birch wood. The briar is used in the production of ancient secretaires .

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.

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: Carved Wood

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