Cod: 246067
Antique Smith Napoletano chest of drawers in mahogany feather with maple inlay inserts. Early 19th century period.
Period: Early 19th century
Description: Smith chest of drawers in mahogany feather with inlay inserts in maple with a mythological motif. The interiors are in maple and the top is in white calagat marble from the same period. Historical background: Around the 1830s, the production of rather refined furniture spread in southern Italy, characterized by light-colored inlays on a dark background and for some time known on the market as “Smith” furniture. Their main feature is constituted, as already mentioned, by a mahogany or rosewood veneer on which dense floral motifs in maple "detach". They re-propose, as well as other furniture produced in Piedmont and other regions in the st