Chest Of Drawers Art Nouveau Sessile Oak Brass Italy End 800 Early 900

Code :  ANMOCA0073597

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Chest Of Drawers Art Nouveau Sessile Oak Brass Italy End 800 Early 900

Code :  ANMOCA0073597

not available
Product Details

Style:  Art nouveau (1890-1920)

Time:  The NINETEENTH Century - 1800 , The TWENTIETH Century - 1900

Origin:  Italia

Main essence:  Oak

Material:  Brass

Liberty chest of drawers, double row of drawers on the front blocked with small doors set on the uprights that can be opened thanks to the hinges. The larger drawer hides a bookstand. There is a compartment on the upper part that can be accessed through a glass flap door on the front; there is glass on the sides as well. Sessile oak, it is decorated with refined symmetrical twists of ivy leaves, brass threaded and inlaid with briar-root; the top is carved and perforated with similar vegetal motifs.

Product Condition:
Fair condition. Wear consistent with age and use.

Dimensions (cm):
Height: 175,5
Width: 92,5
Depth: 40

With certificate of authenticity

Certificate issued by:  Enrico Sala

Additional Information

Art nouveau (1890-1920):
The historical period and stylistic formed from the end dell'800 (1890 ca.) after the Umbertino-style and lasted until the first world war. The current is characterized by the influence of floral and soft and curved lines, typical example is the "whiplash". The first signs of this new time were by architects such as Hector Guimard (1867-1942), who created numerous buildings and hotels, in addition to the famous roofs of Paris metro in the style of Art Nouveau, but also by people like Arthur Mackmurdo and furniture design Arthur Liberty industrial and merchant of london of the late '800, which started to produce upholstery fabrics with floral patterns, from soft and sinuous shapes. The Paris universal exhibition of 1900, in which were presented new objects from the soft lines, gentle, and floral was an important point for the development and the affirmation of the Liberty in the decade to follow. The Liberty was called in different ways according to the nation, universally known as Art-Nouveau, but also as Jugendstil in Germany, Secession in Austria, Art and Craft in America and Britain, Modernism in Spain and think that it was precisely by Arthur Liberty derives from the name given in Italy to this beautiful current style. The name Art-Nouveau-instead, it is thought to be derived from a shop in Paris called Maison de l'art Nouveau, which began to show in their shop windows, pieces of furniture from the new and innovative design. With the end of the first world war ended the period of the natural Liberty and made the flower head, with lines that are more rigid and geometric, Art-Deco.

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