Italian 18th Century Chest of Drawers Marquetry Louis XV Commode
Italian 18th century Louis XV two-drawer commode from Bologna, in Emilia Romagna region, a stunning burr walnut and thuya marquetry chest of drawers realized in Italy in the second half of 18th century, in good condition.
Two drawers, front, sides and top a finely throughout decorated with veneered burl thuya and walnut, boxwood, ebony and fruit wood inlays on cabriolet legs.
It comes from a private collection of Milan and showed signs and wear of previous use, losses and minor detachments of veneer, see last listed pictures previous restoration, that’s why we decided to start a conservative restoration of this antique chest of drawer. The new shellac gommalacca polish enhances this wonderful marquetry.
height: 83 cm
width: 113 cm
depth: 58 cm
Antique chest of drawer with flap, Italian solid larch wood slant front bureau desk dating back to mid 19th century. Antique wooden furniture typical of the Italian Alps of North Italy, this bureau, completely handcrafted in larch it is far from rustic. Front with three deep drawers, a fall-front opening to reveal a fitted interior with a compartment and seven drawers. Carved, curved, side freezes are applied on the corners. We have bought it in a private house of Milan, we have removed previous varnish and the bureau has now the original natural larch color, rough finish. Anyhow it could be either polished or painted. Good condition. Height: 122 cm x Width: 110 cm Depth: 54 cms / 80 open flap.
An exclusive Italian Genoese walnut veneered and inlaid bureau with flap dating back to 18th century, waving front, three deep and large drawers and two convex smaller ones; a fall-front opening to reveal a fitted interior with compartments and one drawer. It stands on bracket feet, sides are in solid walnut. The veneer is placed obliquely, in a herringbone pattern, within jutting frames and makes this antique Italian bureau very elegant. It comes from a private house of Milan, it is in good age related condition