Richly decorated classicist walnut chest of drawers from Dresden from 1785.
Dimensions: H x W x D: 85 x 122 x 63 cm
Fine and detailed chest of drawers of German classicism, the so -called braid style. In its design, the piece of furniture is typical of the outgoing 18th century. Comparable objects are known in the design of Moritzburg Castle near Dresden and the Gaußig Castle near Bautzen.
On conical -covered and marketed four -canteen feet in marketing technology, three -way piece of furniture. The chest of drawers is formed slightly in terms of time and region, the pilgrims are placed diagonally over corner and thus follow the shape of the feet.
The drawers are thickly veneered and surrounded by light-dark straps made of maple and ebonized pear tree.
The fronts of the drawers are decorated with wonderfully fine fillet tapes, as well as chains of rental and fire -shaded circular discs.
The original fittings are fantastic into the proportions of the fronts.
On the sides, the design of the language of the furniture front corresponds. The walnut veneer is laid neatly here and ensures that the area looks calm and coherent.
The cover plate is dominated by a figurative markettery on a mirrored reason from nut roots. A mother is shown in a playful way with her child.
Restored condition, Schellack hand polish. All drawers run clean and "liquid", the locks work.
You can find comparable pieces in the specialist book:
Gisela Haase - Dresden furniture from the 18th century pp. 273-274