Louis Philippe chest of drawers in solid walnut, chestnut structure, handmade manufacture.
Object: Walnut chest of drawers
Period: second half 19th century
Style: Luigi Filippo
Provenance: Cilento, southern Italy
Large dresser chest of drawers, built in the Cilento area in 1870/1880. First of all skilled craftsmanship good choice of wood. The quality of the chestnut hardwood supporting structure is very important. For the rest, the chest of drawers is completely built with a thick walnut heart. Structurally very solid and heavy in excellent storage conditions. Perfect drawer structure, flow as if the furniture had just been built. Classic and sober furniture that adapts to any classic or single piece of furniture in a modern context.
On the furniture one has opted for a classic restoration to protect the patina that time has sedimented. Anti-woodworm treatment to remove the xilophagous insects present. The structure of the last drawer intervened, integrating with the old walnut the low part worn by the action of wood worms. Dark walnut stucco to fill the holes in woodworms and small wood gaps. Beeswax finish to protect shellac varnishing. The furniture is healthy and free of woodworms.
Length: 132 cm
Width: 65 cm
Height: 99.5 cm
Weight: 80 Kg