Antique Charles X Chest of Drawers Mahogany Lombardy XIX Century

Lombardy, Second Half XIX Century

Code: ANMOCA0169983

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Antique Charles X Chest of Drawers Mahogany Lombardy XIX Century

Lombardy, Second Half XIX Century

Code: ANMOCA0169983

155.00
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Antique Charles X Chest of Drawers Mahogany Lombardy XIX Century - Lombardy, Second Half XIX Century

Features

Lombardy, Second Half XIX Century

Age:  19th Century / 1801 - 1900

Origin:  Lombardia, Italy

Main essence:  Mahogany Walnut

Material:  Mahogany Slab , Mahogany Feather Banded Slab

Description

Charles X chest of drawers with four drawers, one of which in the band, turned feet. Walnut interior.

Product Condition:
Product which due to age and wear requires restoration and re-polishing. We try to present the real state of the furniture as completely as possible with photos. If some details are not clear from the photos, what is stated in the description applies.

Dimensions (cm):
Height: 91,5
Width: 124,5
Depth: 58,5

Additional Information

Age: 19th Century / 1801 - 1900

19th Century / 1801 - 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.

Walnut

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.

Material:

Mahogany Slab

Mahogany Feather Banded Slab

Product availability

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