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19th Century Empire Walnut Chest and Drawers Italian Lucca, 1800s

$7,049.56Asking Price

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Chest of drawers empire of Tuscany origin, probably city of Lucca, in walnut wood with full columns always in walnut, the capitals are in gilded wood. Feet in plinth and contemporary marble in white Carrara of the time. Bring back the initials on the wooden plane hidden by the marble. The Empire Style was introduced under the Principality of Elisa Bonaparte Baciocchi, sister of Napoleon Bonaparte, was Princess of Lucca and Piombino from 1805. At the time, in fact, to adapt their homes to the evolution of the Empire style, the families commissioned furnishings inspired by the French style, but revised in the local taste. These changes meant that a new style was born, better in functionality and lighter in form. This variant is recognized as a Lucchese style. The drawer is to be restored, the knobs are antique bronze, chiselled, but not original furniture.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 39.38 in. (100 cm)Width: 49.22 in. (125 cm)
  • Style
    Empire (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1800
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor structural damages. Minor fading.
  • Seller Location
    Roma, IT
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU3907313072092

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Roma, Italy
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