Pair of Art Deco Style Birdseye Maple Bedside Cabinets
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This is a classic pair of very attractive Art Deco style bedside cabinets dating from the last quarter of the 20th century.
These lovely Art Deco cabinets are attractively finished in fine quality birdseye maple, each being equipped with a chrome handle and a useful drawer together with a handy shelf below each drawer.
This versatile pair of Art Deco cabinets or cupboards could also be used as side tables and would look delightful holding table lamps on either side of a sofa, bringing Art Deco elegance to any room.
Birdseye Maple occurs primarily in Sugar Maple wood which is considered to be a very hard wood with a really attractive grain structure brought about by the existence of birdseyes figures. Antique Art Deco furniture made out of Birdseye Maple is therefore quite rare and distinctly elegant.
These Art Deco cabinets are offered for sale in superb condition, please see the photographs provided for proof of this.
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Dimensions in cm:
Height 45 x Width 47 x Depth 35
Dimensions in inches:
Height 1 foot, 6 inches x Width 1 foot, 6 inches x Depth 1 foot, 2 inches
Angelica Kauffman, RA (1741 - 1807)
was a Swiss-born Austrian Neoclassical painter who had a successful career in London and Rome. Though born as "Kauffmann", Kauffman is the preferred spelling of her name in English; it is the form she herself used most in signing her correspondence, documents and paintings.
While Kauffman produced many types of art, she identified herself primarily as a history painter, an unusual designation for a woman artist in the 18th century. History painting, was considered the most elite and lucrative category in academic painting during this time period. Under the direction of Sir Joshua Reynolds, the Royal Academy made a strong effort to promote history painting to a native audience who were more interested in commissioning and buying portraits and landscapes.
Despite the popularity that Kauffman enjoyed in British society and her success as an artist, she was disappointed by the relative apathy that the British had towards history painting. Ultimately she left Britain for the continent, where history painting was better established, held in higher esteem and patronized.
The works of Angelica Kauffman have retained their reputation. By 1911, rooms decorated with her work were still to be seen in various quarters. At Hampton Court was a portrait of the duchess of Brunswick; in the National Portrait Gallery, a self-portrait. There were other pictures by her at Paris, at Dresden, in the Hermitage at St Petersburg, in the Alte Pinakothek atMunich, in Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn (Estonia).
is a hard and durable wood with a satinlike sheen, much used in cabinetmaking, especially in marquetry. It comes from two tropical trees of the family Rutaceae (rue family). East Indian or Ceylon satinwood is the yellowish or dark-brown heartwood of Chloroxylon swietenia.
The lustrous, fine-grained, usually figured wood is used for furniture, cabinetwork, veneers, and backs of brushes. West Indian satinwood, sometimes called yellow wood, is considered superior. It is the golden yellow, lustrous, even-grained wood found in the Florida Keys and the West Indies.
It has long been valued for furniture. It is also used for musical instruments, veneers, and other purposes. Satinwood is classified in the division Magnoliophyta, class Magnoliopsida, order Sapindales, family Rutaceae.
Our reference: 01487a