Dressoir Inlay India

€1.775
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Handmade in India

Bone inlay is a technique that involves fixing intricate, hand carved pieces of camel bone and mother-of-pearl into a wooden frame, that is then filled with a colored resin. It derives from the ancient craft of intarsia, which the Egyptians used to decorate wood as far back as 3000 years ago. In the past, bone and mother-of-pearl inlay was an artisan craft, afforded only by the wealthy. Today, advances in manufacturing have meant that bone inlay furniture is much easier to make, and therefore can be affordable. However, handmade bone inlay antiques and artisan pieces are still popular.

This dressoir is the perfect combination of a traditional ancient technique and modern styling. This item will look perfect in the living room, hallway or bedroom or even as a commode!

Sizes: H87 - W108 - D50 cm