19th Century Italian Arte Povera Painted Walnut Armoire - Antique Tuscan Cabinet
An antique Italian Arte Povera armoire made of hand crafted, solid painted Walnut in good condition. The tall detailed Tuscan wardrobe is composed with a single door, particularized by its original metal hardware and key, standing on four short conical wooden feet. The inside of the rectangular cabinet, cupboard is featuring three shelf on the left and a cloth rack. Wear consistent with age and use. Circa 1870 - 1890, Tuscan, Italy.
Arte Povera furniture was handmade by cabinet makers starting in the 1500's through the 1700's. The furniture was in fashion but was fairly expensive, due to the choice of wood (walnut or cherry wood). Therefore, the artisans were asked to fabricate the furniture in a less expensive way using wood types such as Pioppo or Fir.
Material: Wood, Metal
Details: Painted Walnut
Country of Origin: Italy
Dimensions: 78.5" H x 48.75" W x 19" D