Carved faux bamboo
Time: XIX Secolo - 1800
Main essence: Maple
A group of six chairs with carved solid maple structure, 'faux bamboo' style, resembling bamboo walking sticks. The chairs are all slightly different from each other and decorated by the intersection of branches. Cane seats and backrests. Manufactured in Italy 19th Century.
Good condition. Wear consistent with age and use. Any damage or loss is displayed as completely as possible in the pictures.
Notes historical bibliographic:
The taste for imitation vegetable in the sessions is known already from eighteenth-century designs, like the imitation to bamboo carving often in that century painted or gilded. In this case the Group of armchairs is very close to the exotic taste of the furniture that back strongly by Vogue especially in England in the second half of the 800. Documentation of the presence of this type of seating is given to us by a photograph of the furnishings of the Indian room ranked # 7 of Chesterfield Gardens in London, 1893 image, rare photographic documentation occurrence exoticism which invests throughout the second half of the 19th century. , this influence you have in Europe. In Italy is found especially in Tuscany, a region that has a strong trade with England; We find confirmation of this taste in trestle pictured in the 1878 painting by Adolf Belimbau, Lady sleeping, now in Florence in the Gallery of modern art.
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