‘Danaides’ Exquisite Depression-Era Dresser

$1,250.00

Exquisite Depression-Era Dresser

‘Danaides’ by John William Waterhouse (1903)

Description

Such a beautiful styled Depression-Era dresser. Solid wood, great construction. All drawers in working condition, with original hardware.

The image transfer is ‘Danaides’ by John William Waterhouse. Such a divine painting; a representation of the fifty daughters of Danaus. All but one, killed their husbands on their wedding night and were condemned to spend eternity carrying water in a sieve or perforated device. 

Sigh.

I want my pieces to be art; to evoke feelings. To become conversational pieces.

The dresser body has been hand painted to give it a sense of fluidity. Areas have been refinished with a bronze paint, with blue patina – to mimic water. 

This is a piece that you have to see in person. Words really can’t describe it. 

The piece does separate into two parts, for easy moving. Measures approx: 38W x 20D x 62H

Local pickup from Portland, Oregon is greatly appreciated. However, if shipping is required please convo me. I will work with you to get a reasonable shipping quote.

As always, thanks for stopping by!
Diane aka The Paint Factory

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