Material Information

Contro-credenza [sideboard]
Vittorio Valabrega ( Designer )
Place of Publication:
Italy, Turin
Creation Date:
circa 1900 __1902
walnut ( medium )
metal ( medium )
glass ( medium )
marble ( medium )
102 in x 68-3/8 in x 22-3/4 in ( Dimensions, overall )
58-1/2 in x 68-3/8 in x 16-1/4 in ( Dimensions, upper section (a) )
42-5/8 in x 67-3/8 in x 22-3/4 in ( Dimensions, lower section (b) )
259.1 cm x 173.7 cm x 57.8 cm ( Dimensions, overall )
154.4 cm x 173.7 cm x 41.3 cm ( Dimensions, upper section (a) )
108.3 cm x 171.1 cm x 57.8 cm ( Dimensions, lower section (b) )


Subjects / Keywords:
Furniture/Furniture Design
sideboards (furniture) ( aat )


Carved walnut contro-credenza with carved leaf finials and panel of textured gold glass lights and carved panel of apple branches, four sections of glass lights flanked by sinuous carved lines and apple branch panels, arched central top with carved pierced apple branches and flowing lines along top, central cabinet doors at lower section with textured gold glass lights above carved grape clusters and vines, elaborate chromed metal escutcheon plates of sinuous lines and leaves, central drawer with chromed metal drawer pulls and narrow rectangular glass front cabinet with escutcheon plate above, secondary cabinet doors at each end with carved grape leaves and vines in rectangular panel at top, elaborate chromed metal escutcheon plates, single drawer above each side cabinet with drawer pull, on carved square feet, marble section fits on top. a: top section, b: lower section
Preferred Citation:
The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection

Record Information

Source Institution:
The Wolfsonian-Florida International University
Holding Location:
The Wolfsonian FIU Object Collection
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
87.1723.11.11.2 a,b ( accession number )