Rosewood Eclectic chest of drawers, completely original poplar frame, handcrafted manufacture, Naples, Southern Italy, second half 19th century
Object: Rosewood chest of drawers
Style: Late Louis Philippe
Provenance: Naples, southern Italy
Dresser chest of drawers 4 drawers, made in the Neapolitan area in 1870/1880. First of all, skilful craftsmanship, excellent choice of wood. Classic and elegant Neapolitan chest of drawers with browned columns. Piano in original marble. The rest of the furniture is also in good condition. Necessarily integration of the veneer largely into the lower area of the drawer. Poplar wood structure completely original, also present the intermediate floors between a drawer and the other to avoid falling material and accumulation of dirt. High chest of drawers suitable for a classic furnishing or to give an added value to a more modern furnishing or to a study or commercial activity. Completely devoid of worms and completely revised even in the structure that has found its stability. Locks and hardware in style, brass style nozzles.
On the piece of furniture, a complete restoration of the structure has been chosen, which has been completely redone where it is not recumbent (in the rear area and in the drawer guides). As regards the internal structure of the drawers and all the funds, the original ones in poplar were recovered and reinforced. Anti-woodworm treatment to remove the xilophagous insects present. Columns and horizontal elements re-shaping, shellac repainting and polishing as original furniture. Good quality mobile.
Length: 128 cm
Width: 65 cm
Height: 117.5 cm
Weight: 40 Kg