The Body Armour dresser is inspired by ancient chainmail. Unfinished iron mesh envelops the body of the dresser the way cuirasses adhered to a knight’s body, emphasizing forms, bends and curves. Gilt details and tiny bijoux light up the cold, shimmering colours of the iron.
Natural wood and unfinished iron: two tactile elements that seemingly contrast each other but are symbiotic.
Dresser from the 1950s, lacquered grey and entirely covered by hand with iron mesh, moulded and modelled like armour that covers and protects the body of the furniture. Edged with antique gilt trim and contrasting small bijoux. The paint has been stripped from the wooden trim and carvings, enhancing the gleaming metal mesh. The interiors of the drawers are decorated with gold motifs. Antique brass handles.
Size: L 154 cm W 54 cm H 81 cm
Materials: wood iron enamel brass bijoux