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Antique Edwardian Satinwood Hand Paintes Artists Easel Circa 1900

Antique Edwardian Satinwood Hand Paintes Artists Easel Circa 1900 | Ref. no. A1609 | Regent Antiques Sold
Ref: A1609
Price: £ 0.00
A beautiful antique Edwardian satinwood display easel,  Circa 1900 in date. The easel features superb hand painted and carved...

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A beautiful antique Edwardian satinwood display easel,  Circa 1900 in date.

The easel features superb hand painted and carved decoration with an adjustable shelf.

It is superbly hand painted with garlands of flowers, bows and ribbons, and
the adjustable  shelf  makes it perfect for displaying your paintings of any size.

The painting shown in the photographs is not included.
 
Condition:
 
In excellent condition, please see photos for confirmation.


Dimensions in cm:

Height 168 x Width 66 x Depth 15

Dimensions in inches:

Height 5 foot, 6 inches x Width 2 foot, 2 inches x Depth 6 inches

Our reference: A1609

Satinwood 
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.

 

Edwardian Period (1900 - 1910)

The Edwardian era saw the beginning of a new century with a new king and a new style of interior design. The heavy, dark, cluttered look of the Victorian era was gone, and in its place, something much lighter and more cheerful.

Some of the most famous designer for this era include:

Thomas Sheraton -furniture

Louis Comfort Tiffany- lighting

René Lalique- glassware

Edwardian Style

This early 20th century style had an eclectic feel to it, and drew from elements of Georgian, Medieval and Tudor style. Light, airy, and simplicity of detail were key principles of this era.

Edwardian Furniture

Bamboo and wicker was the material of preference in Edwardian times. This added to the already delicate and breezy nature of the style. Other furniture was reproductions, drawing influence from baroque, rococo and empire style. The wing chair is a classic shape, and upholstery favoured chintz and damask in pale colours.

Edwardian Colour

 

Shifting away from the darkness of the Victorian interior, colours were fresh and light, with an informal feel. Patterns were feminine, with flowers and floral designs being highly favoured. Colours were predominantly pastels: blue, lilacs, greens, yellows and grays. The floral theme was complemented by the liberal use of fresh flower arrangements. Living rooms often took darker colours such as dark green for fabrics, complemented with cream walls.

Dimensions in cm:

Height 168 x Width 66 x Depth 15

Dimensions in inches:

Height 5 foot, 6 inches x Width 2 foot, 2 inches x Depth 6 inches

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