Black Forest Desk and Chair, part of a Vintners Study Suite; well-travelled over the last 100 years. For wine buffs, a work environment produces fine vintages. For Oenophiles, the epitome of a connoisseurs estate for testing, tasting and recording each vintage. A relaxing heady ambience of viticulture for the cognoscenti. See a matching Armoire in our furniture category.
|Manufacturer||Albin May (ZKWAMZ)|
|Origin||Zeulenroda (Thüringen) Germany|
|Age||Commenced 1920 – Completed 1921|
|Construction||Campaign form; easily dismantled|
|Carving||Swiss Black Forest viticulture carvings. No apparent signature; each bowed door and carved plaque are one-piece solid timber.|
Twin pedestal on bun feet; Centre frieze drawer, front with carved relief of vine branch. Demountable by removal of the top, interleaf doweled spacer and centre frieze drawer frame.
The Left-hand pedestal is equipped with 4 sliding tray drawers. The solid walnut door is vertically bowed externally (concave on the internal side) with a raised centre plaque of grapes and vine leaves. Piano-style hinge facilitates easy movement of the solid heavy doors.
The Right-hand pedestal contains one sliding mid-height shelf. The solid walnut door is vertically bowed externally (concave on the internal side) with a raised centre plaque of grapes and vine leaves. Piano-style hinge facilitates easy movement of the heavy door.
The pedestals are frame bridged together with a central drawer, the front having carved detail of trailing vine.
Each door and the centre drawer are furnished with original locks and handles. Key included.
The Desktop comprises a walnut veneered top with raised lip moulding. The inset writing pad is covered in deep cream aniline leather which was renewed in 1996.
The Campaign design style affords easy dismantling for packing and transportation.
|Desk||78cm (Height) x 159.5cm (Width) x 74cm – 79cm max x top thickness 4cm (Depth)|
|Pedestal||73.5cm (Height) x 45cm (Width) x 74cm (Depth)|
|Doors||Convex bowed style: 4cm thick including carving projection|
A solid walnut open frame with light caving on the centre splat. The seat is upholstered in deep cream aniline leather, renewed in 1996.
|Chair Size||83.5cm (Height) x 64cm (Width) x 57cm (Depth)|
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