Spanish Louis XIII Carved Mahogany Bargueno Cabinet Jewelry Box
Complete your library, study, or master bedroom/bathroom with this vintage mahogany “Bargueno” or “Vargueno”. Created in Spain, circa 1990, the precious box features two doors ornamented with bronze handles that delicately lock closed, which swing open to reveal eleven built in drawers, including a architectural relief framed by columns. The inside includes one unique drawer hidden behind the relief which clicks open when compressed, and ten other separate compartments for easy storage, sorting mail, etc. The trunk sits on four bun feet lightly painted gold. The versatile, useful cabinet is in excellent condition with a rich walnut patina throughout. The Bargueño or Vargueno cabinet prototype originated in Renaissance Spain, and first appeared in the 15th century; this type of cabinet was used to carry valuables such as jewelry and documents. Measures: 19″ W x 10″ D x 15″ H.
|Dimensions||19" W x 10" D x 15" H|
|Place of Origin||
Late 20th Century