Antique Neapolitan Chest of Drawers Mahogany Italy XIX Century

Naples, Late XIX Century

Code: ANMOCA0241457

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Antique Neapolitan Chest of Drawers Mahogany Italy XIX Century

Naples, Late XIX Century

Code: ANMOCA0241457

150.00
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Antique Neapolitan Chest of Drawers Mahogany Italy XIX Century - Naples, Late XIX Century

Features

Naples, Late XIX Century

Style:  Umbertino (1870-1900)

Age:  19th Century / 1801 - 1900

Origin:  Napoli, Campania, Italy

Main essence:  Mahogany Poplar

Material:  Mahogany Veneer , Mahogany Feather Banded Veneer , White Marble

Description

Chest of drawers in mahogany veneer and mahogany feather on the front, Naples third quarter 19th century. White marble top, front with four drawers, one of which in the band, uprights at forty-five degrees with pilasters decorated with a rococo style element, carved floral and leaf festoons. Lower plinth section. Poplar 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: 98
Width: 137
Depth: 67

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

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.

Poplar

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.

Material:

Mahogany Veneer

Mahogany Feather Banded Veneer

White Marble

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