This Italian wooden hall bench from the early 19th century features a tall back, adorned in its center with a family crest made of two lions, flanking the central coat of arms, topped with a crown and a hat reminiscent of that worn by the Doge of Venice. This coat of arms, similar to what can be found in sculpted décor in Venice, is echoed in intensity by the painted shell, gently resting on rinceaux, the wavy leaf motifs placed below. The hinged wooden seat lifts to reveal a convenient partitioned storage compartment. Very simple in its shape, yet visually striking with its painted décor, this Italian wooden bench circa 1800 would be a wonderful addition to any entryway, foyer or perhaps mudroom.
- Place of origin
- Date of manufacturecirca 1800
- Materials and techniques
- ConditionGood. Good condition with age appropriate wear. Please look at the various photos available..
- WearWear consistent with age and use.
H 49.5 in. x W 66.5 in. x D 22.5 in.
H 125.73 cm x W 168.91 cm x D 57.15 cm
- Seller locationAtlanta, GA
- Seller reference numberIT17-2032
- Reference numberLU84776503043
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