• Title :     Contro-credenza
  • Artist:     Vittorio Valabrega Designer
  • Accession:     87.1723.11.11.2 a,b
  • Country:     Italy Turin
  • Date:     circa 1900 1902
  • Dimensions:     Inches 102 68-3/8 22-3/4 Dimensions, overall Inches 58-1/2 68-3/8 16-1/4 Dimensions, upper section (a) Inches 42-5/8 67-3/8 22-3/4 Dimensions, lower section (b), Centimeters 259.1 173.7 57.8 Dimensions, overall Centimeters 154.4 173.7 41.3 Dimensions, upper section (a) Centimeters 108.3 171.1 57.8 Dimensions, lower section (b)
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Collection Theme:     Art Nouveau
  • Subject:     Furniture/Furniture Design
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     87.1723.11.11.2 A,B.JPG
  • Tags:     Art Nouveau~Stile Florale, Italian Art Nouveau~Decorative Arts and Furniture
Carved walnut contro-credenza with carved leaf finials and panel of textured gold glass lights and carved panel of apple branches, four sections of glass lights flanked by sinuous carved lines and apple branch panels, arched central top with carved pierced apple branches and flowing lines along top, central cabinet doors at lower section with textured gold glass lights above carved grape clusters and vines, elaborate chromed metal escutcheon plates of sinuous lines and leaves, central drawer with chromed metal drawer pulls and narrow rectangular glass front cabinet with escutcheon plate above, secondary cabinet doors at each end with carved grape leaves and vines in rectangular panel at top, elaborate chromed metal escutcheon plates, single drawer above each side cabinet with drawer pull, on carved square feet, marble section fits on top. a: top section, b: lower section