Small (height 151 cm) but monumental pillow cabinet.
The style is Baroque, not Renaissance, Rembrandt is a Baroque painter and this closet was made during his
This is a top furniture of its kind, a form of architecture - not coincidentally, these cabinets look very similar to
the Amsterdam canal houses from the same time.
This is a cultural expression in which the creators have spared no expense in making a statement.
In 1610, the Baroque started in Italy and Dutch architects and furniture makers followed quickly.
The Dutch were rich at the time, the richest of all countries, and showed this in their furniture and houses.
Intended for a client, a wealthy merchant or director who confirmed his position with this.
Very typical are also the oblique columns on the corners.
Precious woods such as ebony and rosewood have been used to alternate with oak.
At the top two drawers and beneath the two doors a wide drawer over the entire width.
The cabinet is completely original.
- Taie d'oreiller
- Chêne, palissandre et ébène
- Époque estimée
- Première moitié du XVIIe siècle
- Pays d’origine
- Bon état - Utilisé, présentant de petites traces de vieillissement
- 151×146×61 cm