Napoleon III Style French Dressing Table With Mirror And Faux Drawer


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We kindly suggest that you read the entire description, as with it we try to give you detailed technical and historical information to ensure the authenticity of our objects. Particular French walnut wooden dressing table in the Napoleon III style; the upper top has a rectangular shape and is surrounded by an elegant gilt bronze band elegantly decorated; it is hinged so that it can rise perpendicularly to the cabinet, inside it has a mirror; the particularity of the top is its inlay work: beautiful geometric decorations, with different shades of exotic woods, enclose a detailed inlay depicting flowers, leaves and ribbons, an exceptional ensemble with a fantastic color effect. The four legs at the top have a classic saber shape and are joined together by a rectangular top, also with floral inlays, which, in addition to its practical and aesthetic function, makes the toilet solidly stable; at the bottom, the legs have the sinuous "cabriole" shape. The faux drawer under the top is divided into comfortable deep compartments; on each front leg are placed two curly gilt bronze decorations and also a small one at the end of the legs themselves. This work of art was created by a true Master cabinetmaker in a perfect and meticulous manner between 1850 and 1855 in a craft workshop in the city of Nantes, located in the Loire region, famous for the production of fine furniture during the 18th and 19th centuries, the furniture produced in Nantes was known for its elegant style and use of fine woods. The Master achieved an object of amazing finesse, the rigor of design, sharpness, and regularity. The Masters had a lot of freedom to create the decorative pattern they liked best. For this reason, each inlay is unique. The colors of the inlay changed depending on the essence, cut, and grain of the wood. These factors, in fact, made the refraction of light on the surface vary. The inlay technique, therefore, is very complicated only the most skilled Master cabinetmakers were able to do such difficult work. Its right dimensions, symmetry, balance of proportions, and precious inlays make our piece of furniture a valuable and versatile object that can be placed without difficulty in any type of environment. The object is in good condition. Measures width cm.57, depth cm.39, height cm.73. For all our shipments we use special packaging materials (custom-made wooden crates, styrofoam, etc.) for maximum protection and safety of the objects.

Current list price: €2.500,00

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19th century (1800-1899)
Place of origin:
Napoleon III
Dimensions (cm):
73H x 57W x 39D
Dimensions (inch):
28,74H x 22,44W x 15,35D
Creator / Artist:
Bronze, Walnut, Mirror
Good; Wear consistent with age and use. The object is in good condition.
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