Mid-19th Century Italian Four Door Bookcase Two-Part Cherry Sideboard
This stunning cherry four-door bookcase on cupboard dates back to mid-19th century, it is a two-part cabinet of Northern Italian, Lombard origin.
It comes from a private villa in Milan and it is in good age related condition, with minor signs of age, use and old restorations, see listed close-up details. This antique monumental Italian vitrine shows half columns with twisted and turned decorations, two internal shelves, solid cherry shows minor cracks and signs of wear and use. Interior in both parts is lined with Varese paper.
The lower deeper part is 103 cm high, has four drawers and four doors, in the large storage area there is just one internal shelf. It stands on turned feet.
The cherry has aged to a warm rich shade.
height: 216 cm
width: 191 cm
depth: 58 cm
This antique Two-Door Carved Armoire was made in Italy, in Piedmont, from solid poplar, dating back to late 18th century and coming from a private villa of Milan. Features a thick stepped and curved crown molding and an elegant original solid wood floral carving on the two doors with original working lock but missing key. The interior reveals four hat stands in the upper part and three shelves, one replaced in 20th century. This is an example of typical Piedmontese antique armoires, Piedmont is the North Western Italian region, bordering with France, that's why Piedmontese style is quite similar to French furniture. Please browse the pictures below of each single details of this antique Italian wardrobe, in good condition, with a distressed finishing patina. Height: 223 cm / 87,80 inches. Width: 150 cm / 59,05 inches. Depth: 57 cm / 22,44 inches