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.

  • Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Dresser
    54 x 45 x 20 ″ Wood, mother-of-pearl, silver wire
  • Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Dresser
    55 x 45.6 x 20.25 ″ Wood, mother-of-pearl, silver wire
  • Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Dresser
    49 x 41.5 x 20.5 ″ Wood, mother-of-pearl, silver wire
  • Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Dresser
    53 x 45 x 19 ″ Wood, mother-of-pearl, silver wire
  • Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Dresser
    56 x 45 x 18.5 ″ Wood, mother-of-pearl, silver wire
  • Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Dresser
    51 x 44 x 18.3 ″ Wood, mother-of-pearl, silver wire
  • Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Dresser
    52 x 45 x 20.6 ″ Wood, mother-of-pearl, silver wire
  • Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Dresser
    54 x 44.6 x 19.6 ″ Wood, mother-of-pearl, silver wire
  • Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Dresser
    50.7 x 44.5 x 18.5 ″ Wood, mother-of-pearl, silver wire
  • Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Dresser
    53 x 45.6 x 19.6 ″ Wood, mother-of-pearl, silver wire
  • Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Dresser
    54 x 46 x 19.6 ″ Wood, mother-of-pearl, silver wire
  • Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Dresser
    56 x 51.5 x 25 ″ Wood, mother-of-pearl, silver wire