French Provincial style Burlwood Vanity Desk with Glass Top

French Provincial style (mid-20th Century) shaped desk with a smooth blonde veneer and contoured glass top, inlaid burl pull-out drawer fronts with leafed brass pulls, standing on six cabriole legs with acanthus leafed brass feet.
SKU
063592
Item Location
New York, NY
 
Dimensions (in)
Width: 48.0"
Depth: 19.0"
Height: 30.5"
Style
French
Provincial
Color
Brown, Gold
Category
Furniture
Cabinets & Case Goods, Office/Library
Cabinets, Storage
Materials & Techniques
brass, burl, glass, metal, wood
$2,850 (USD)
In Stock
Quantity:1
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Newel Gallery

306 East 61st Street, 3rd Floor

NY - 10065

phone(212) 758-1970

French Provincial style Burlwood Vanity Desk with Glass Top

In Stock
$2,850
Quantity:1
SEE IN PERSON
location

Newel Gallery

306 East 61st Street, 3rd Floor

NY - 10065

phone(212) 758-1970
SKU
063592
Item Location
New York, NY
Dimensions (in)
Width:
48.0"
Depth:
19.0"
Height:
30.5"
Style
French
Category
Furniture
Cabinets & Case Goods, Office/Library
Cabinets, Storage
Color
Brown, Gold
Materials & Techniques
brass, burl, glass, metal, wood
French Provincial

French Provincial

Furniture and architectural styles created by craftsmen in the French provinces of Provence, Normandy, and Bordeaux, that tended to be simpler and more affordable version of the Louis XV style. Provincial furniture was usually produced from local woods such as oak, walnut, beech, and fruitwoods. Instead of veneers, decoration was added through carving and painting.

Acanthus

Acanthus

Acanthus, also called Bear’s Breeches, is a stylized leaf that is native to the Mediterranean. The acanthus leaf motif was first used in classic Greek and Roman architecture, specifically in the design of Corinthian columns and pillars. Today, the acanthus symbolizes longevity and immortality of the soul.

Burl

Burl

Burl is a type of wood that comes from an irregular growth on a tree. Burl wood is usually cut in a thin veneer form to show its exquisite detail. Burl wood is most common in walnut, elm and yew. Burl wood has been used to decorate furniture for centuries and was highly popular during the Biedermeier period.

Veneer

Veneer

A wood finishing technique in which thin sheet of fine wood is applied to a the surface of a coarser wood or other structural material for decoration. Veneer is used to give furniture pieces a finer, more pleasing appearance. It was first used in ancient Egypt, classical Greece, and Rome, but did not appear again until the 17th Century in the Netherlands.

Provincial

Provincial

Provincial is a style that is peasant-like and reflective of the countryside. This term is often associated with French Provincial-style which is defined by simpler, more affordable adaptations of luxurious pieces created for the monarchy.

French Provincial

French Provincial

Furniture and architectural styles created by craftsmen in the French provinces of Provence, Normandy, and Bordeaux, that tended to be simpler and more affordable version of the Louis XV style. Provincial furniture was usually produced from local woods such as oak, walnut, beech, and fruitwoods. Instead of veneers, decoration was added through carving and painting.

Acanthus

Acanthus

Acanthus, also called Bear’s Breeches, is a stylized leaf that is native to the Mediterranean. The acanthus leaf motif was first used in classic Greek and Roman architecture, specifically in the design of Corinthian columns and pillars. Today, the acanthus symbolizes longevity and immortality of the soul.

Burl

Burl

Burl is a type of wood that comes from an irregular growth on a tree. Burl wood is usually cut in a thin veneer form to show its exquisite detail. Burl wood is most common in walnut, elm and yew. Burl wood has been used to decorate furniture for centuries and was highly popular during the Biedermeier period.

Veneer

Veneer

A wood finishing technique in which thin sheet of fine wood is applied to a the surface of a coarser wood or other structural material for decoration. Veneer is used to give furniture pieces a finer, more pleasing appearance. It was first used in ancient Egypt, classical Greece, and Rome, but did not appear again until the 17th Century in the Netherlands.

Provincial

Provincial

Provincial is a style that is peasant-like and reflective of the countryside. This term is often associated with French Provincial-style which is defined by simpler, more affordable adaptations of luxurious pieces created for the monarchy.

French Provincial

French Provincial

Furniture and architectural styles created by craftsmen in the French provinces of Provence, Normandy, and Bordeaux, that tended to be simpler and more affordable version of the Louis XV style. Provincial furniture was usually produced from local woods such as oak, walnut, beech, and fruitwoods. Instead of veneers, decoration was added through carving and painting.

Acanthus

Acanthus

Acanthus, also called Bear’s Breeches, is a stylized leaf that is native to the Mediterranean. The acanthus leaf motif was first used in classic Greek and Roman architecture, specifically in the design of Corinthian columns and pillars. Today, the acanthus symbolizes longevity and immortality of the soul.

Burl

Burl

Burl is a type of wood that comes from an irregular growth on a tree. Burl wood is usually cut in a thin veneer form to show its exquisite detail. Burl wood is most common in walnut, elm and yew. Burl wood has been used to decorate furniture for centuries and was highly popular during the Biedermeier period.

Veneer

Veneer

A wood finishing technique in which thin sheet of fine wood is applied to a the surface of a coarser wood or other structural material for decoration. Veneer is used to give furniture pieces a finer, more pleasing appearance. It was first used in ancient Egypt, classical Greece, and Rome, but did not appear again until the 17th Century in the Netherlands.

Provincial

Provincial

Provincial is a style that is peasant-like and reflective of the countryside. This term is often associated with French Provincial-style which is defined by simpler, more affordable adaptations of luxurious pieces created for the monarchy.

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