Servant Mahogany England XX Century

England Early 20th Century

Code :  ANMOCR0162707

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Servant Mahogany England XX Century

England Early 20th Century

Code :  ANMOCR0162707

not available

Servant Mahogany England XX Century - England Early 20th Century

Features

England Early 20th Century

Time:  XX Century - from 1901 to 2000

Origin:  Inghilterra

Main essence:  Mahogany

Material:  Mahogany veneer

Description

English style mahogany veneer servant, early 20th century. Front with drawer in the band and 3 paneled doors, top and band with molding. Hinges marked "Hodges' Patent Lock Joint".

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

Dimensions (cm):
Height: 83,5
Width: 151
Depth: 46

Additional Information

Time: XX Century - from 1901 to 2000

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: Mahogany veneer

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