A Venetian walnut and mahogany blanket chest from the 20th century with marquetry décor and faux drawers. Experience the enchantment of Venice with this exquisite 20th-century Venetian walnut and mahogany blanket chest, a delightful blend of functionality and illusion. Its surface is adorned with pretty marquetry, showcasing intricate designs that evoke the elegance of Italian craftsmanship.
At first glance, this chest offers the charming pretense of a two-drawer commode, yet a simple lift of the top unveils a generous storage space within. Ideal for tucking away blankets, linens, or cherished keepsakes, it marries the decorative with the practical. Raised on refined carved bracket feet, this piece stands with a posture that is both sturdy and dignified.
Incorporate this blanket chest into a sophisticated bedroom setting, where it can serve as an elegant window seat with hidden storage capabilities. Alternatively, place it in a grand entryway or at the foot of a guest room bed to impress visitors with your home's unique blend of Venetian allure and clever design. The chest's surface, ideal for displaying photos or collectibles, can also become a conversation-starting centerpiece in a living space, echoing tales of its Venetian roots while dutifully holding your comforts.
Place of Origin: Italy
Period: 20th Century
Dimensions: 67.75"W x 22.25"D x 28.25"H
Inventory Number: YY219