Antique Italian Renaissance Revival Walnut Carved 'Mermaid" Dresser Chest Circa 1870

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A superbly carved antique Italian Renaissance Revival mirror back dressing chest, circa 1870.
The dresser extols the art of the Italian carver at his very finest, the adjustable mirror back supported with two carved mermaids with horses hooves and riding dolphins, below are two carved jewelry drawers. The base fitted with a carved single long drawer to the top and having a winged grotesque escutcheon/lock plate, below are a pair of cupboard doors finely carved with dragons and foliate, the doors enclosing three sliding linen press drawers to the interior. The sides of the cabinet having finely carved winged caryatid supports and the dressing chest is raised on compressed bun feet.

This cabinet is a tour de force of 19th century European carving, the dressing chest is in good condition.


SOLD. Please inquire, as we may have similar pieces in stock.


74 inches high × 53 inches wide × 23 inches deep


188 cm high × 135 cm wide x 23 cm deep

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