This refined neoclassical chest of drawers was built around the end of the 18th century in the Lombard area (north of Italy – Milan). The cabinet has two large drawers and a smaller top. Large executive level stands out in the cabinet.
The dresser is entirely inlaid with the use of different wooden essences. The inlaid surfaces have also been pyrographed and burnished and are in excellent condition. This very refined technique allows to create a greater definition of the decorations giving three-dimensionality and chiaroscuro to the drawings. With a dark background, the elegant inlays create neoclassical designs inspired by the taste of the time and the famous furniture of the Lombard cabinet maker Giuseppe Maggiolini di Parabiago, who brought to the highest levels the technique of inlay applied to the neoclassical furniture. On the front of the two large drawers and in the side, in the center of a reserve with geometric pattern stands a large oval with inside depicted Poseidon, or Neptune, God of the sea. From the oval depart rich and complex foliated motifs that extend gracefully throughout the surface. In correspondence of the upper drawer, both frontally and laterally, runs a band with inlays depicting garlands of classic taste with ribbons, cameos and phytomorphic elements. Laterally, other deities are represented inside the ovals. The pillars are also inlaid with foliated and floral decorations. The four truncated pyramid legs are inlaid on two sides.
The marble top (Broccatello di Spagna) is contemporary. The handles and the mouthpieces of the lock, also original, are in golden bronze.
The neoclassical dresser has a very elegant line and a rather refined workmanship. It is in excellent condition and ready to be inserted in any environment of your home: suitable for a study or a room, it is also pleasant in a bedroom or in the entrance, combined with antique furniture and even more in modern contexts.