Dressers and Armoires

 

This group of dressers illustrates some of the most elaborate and innovative inlay work in Near East furniture making, its origin dating back many centuries. Although the name of the workshop is unknown, the meticulous craftsmanship of these pieces demonstrates an exquisite sense of detail and elegance in rendering the natural world. Each one-of-a-kind piece is a unique testament to the rich and highly-evolved material culture that has flourished in this region since antiquity.

  • Inlaid Dresser, Mother-of-Pearl (City of Damascus)
    54 x 45 x 20 ″ Hand crafted from hardwood, mother-of-pearl, wire of silver.
  • Inlaid Dresser, Mother-of-Pearl (City of Damascus)
    55 x 45.6 x 20.25 ″ Hand crafted from hardwood, mother-of-pearl, wire of silver.
  • Inlaid Dresser, Mother-of-Pearl (City of Damascus)
    49 x 41.5 x 20.5 ″ Hand crafted from hardwood, mother-of-pearl, wire of silver.
  • Inlaid Dresser, Mother-of-Pearl (City of Damascus)
    53 x 45 x 19 ″ Hand crafted from hardwood, mother-of-pearl, wire of silver.
  • Inlaid Dresser, Mother-of-Pearl (City of Damascus)
    56 x 45 x 18.5 ″ Hand crafted from hardwood, mother-of-pearl, wire of silver.
  • Inlaid Dresser, Mother-of-Pearl (City of Damascus)
    51 x 44 x 18.3 ″ Hand crafted from hardwood, mother-of-pearl, wire of silver.
  • Inlaid Dresser, Mother-of-Pearl (City of Damascus)
    52 x 45 x 20.6 ″ Hand crafted from hardwood, mother-of-pearl, wire of silver.
  • Inlaid Dresser, Mother-of-Pearl (City of Damascus)
    54 x 44.6 x 19.6 ″ Hand crafted from hardwood, mother-of-pearl, wire of silver.
  • Inlaid Dresser, Mother-of-Pearl (City of Damascus)
    50.7 x 44.5 x 18.5 ″ Hand crafted from hardwood, mother-of-pearl, wire of silver.
  • Inlaid Dresser, Mother-of-Pearl (City of Damascus)
    53 x 45.6 x 19.6 ″ Hand crafted from hardwood, mother-of-pearl, wire of silver.
  • Inlaid Dresser, Mother-of-Pearl (City of Damascus)
    54 x 46 x 19.6 ″ Hand crafted from hardwood, mother-of-pearl, wire of silver.
  • Inlaid Dresser, Mother-of-Pearl (City of Damascus)
    56 x 51.5 x 25 ″ Hand crafted from hardwood, mother-of-pearl, wire of silver.