Cabinet, for the double parlor of Frederico Vercelloni's residence, Sordevolo, Italy

 
Cabinet, for the double parlor of Frederico Vercelloni's residence, Sordevolo, Italy
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  • Title :     Cabinet, for the double parlor of Frederico Vercelloni's residence, Sordevolo, Italy
  • Artist:     Agostino Lauro Designer
  • Accession:     87.1545.11.23.11
  • Country:     Italy Turin
  • Date:     1900 1901
  • Dimensions:     Inches 87-1/4 43-1/2 17-3/4, Centimeters 221.6 110.5 45.1
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Collection Theme:     Art Nouveau
  • Subject:     Furniture/Furniture Design , Interior Decoration
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     87.1545.11.23.11.JPG
  • Tags:     Art Nouveau~Stile Florale, Italian Art Nouveau~Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Carved mahogany double door cabinet, carved and pierced high relief decorative irises and entrelacs along top of cabinet with single pedestal shell at top center; single shelf on each side of upper part of cabinet, central pair of cabinet doors, each side divided with 18 beveled glass lights (panes); elaborate brass escutcheon plates, shelves inside cabinet, below doors are a pair of false, wedge-shape drawers carved in high relief with chestnut leaves and nuts and mounted with brass handles; on each side is another single shelf and drawer below brass hardware, open section below with a recessed pedestal forming an arched bridge between front and rear legs, carved chestnut leaves along lower pedestal and along front feet.