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Types of antique cabinets

In the world there are a huge number of antique antique cabinets of various origin, age and condition. This type of furniture, both earlier and in our time, is quite popular. Therefore, many, when creating an interior space, are faced with the question of choosing an old cabinet. In order to have some idea of ​​the old European cabinets, the following article provides several types of such furniture:

1. Cabinet on the underframe – England, Holland (marquetry)

The cabinet with drawers for valuables was popular in England and Holland between 1680-1720. A magnificent type of cabinet, most often covered with flower marquetry, inspired by Dutch still lifes. For more modest products, the thread on the underframe is less magnificent. The spirals of all four legs of the sample indicated below are directed in one direction – this is a distinctive feature of the early origin of the cabinets; in later cabinets of this type, the direction of the spiral of the legs alternates. The underframes of such cabinets are usually fragile, which is their “weak point”, so they are often made lower – for greater stability. With a high underframe, the top of the cabinet does not veneer. The lower stands were veneered later.

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