Showcase Umbertino Walnut Italy XIX Century

Central Italy, Late XIX Century

Code :  ANMOCR0187700

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Showcase Umbertino Walnut Italy XIX Century

Central Italy, Late XIX Century

Code :  ANMOCR0187700

not available

Showcase Umbertino Walnut Italy XIX Century - Central Italy, Late XIX Century


Central Italy, Late XIX Century

Style:  Umbertino (1870-1900)

Age:  19th Century / 1801-1900

Origin:  Central Italy

Main essence:  Chestnut Walnut Poplar

Material:  Walnut Veneer , Blown Glass


Walnut veneered Umbertine sideboard with display cabinet, central Italy, late 19th century. 3-door lift with blown glass, body equipped with 3 drawers in the band and as many doors, with a projecting central section. Decorated with frames. Poplar and chestnut interior.

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

Dimensions (cm):
Height: 266
Width: 239
Depth: 66

Additional Information

Style: Umbertino (1870-1900)

The name of this style is due to the ruler of the time Umberto I, appointed King of the Kingdom of Italy on 9 January 1878 and assassinated on 9 July 1900.
The Umbertino style is typically Italian and belongs to that Eclectic period that characterized the second half of the 19th century, which lasted just under twenty years, the Umbertino style spread around 1880 and ended around 1895 when a new style called Liberty and universally known took over. like Art-Nouveau to be followed by Art-Decò.
In this style, mainly eclectic and monumental, Gothic and Baroque elements originally belonging to the Renaissance but also adorned with large masks, frames and decorations were re-proposed in the furniture, from the bedside table to the large wardrobe or sideboard.
Find out more about the Umbertine style with our insights:
An Umbertine secretary dedicated to Dante Alighieri
A comparison between a Luigi Filippo console and an Umbertina one

Age: 19th Century / 1801-1900

Main essence:


It is a hard, yellow-white wood, mostly used for rustic furniture. Since the Middle Ages it has been used in Europe, mainly in Spain, France and Italy. Particularly resistant, it was sometimes used to manufacture the supporting structures of fine furniture. It tends to darken over time and has good resistance to woodworms.


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.


Essence considered "poor", it is a white wood, with yellowish or greyish shades, light and tender, which is easily damaged. It is used for rustic furniture or in the construction of furniture. The most valuable use it has had in the history of furniture is in Germany, in the 19th century, for veneers and inlays in the Biedermeier period.


Walnut Veneer

Blown Glass

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