It's my great great grandfather's living room. Mother of Pearl (SADAF) Mosaic Inlaid.
Pieces are unique that can create a magical atmosphere to any space in your home. All the cushions are covered with Syrian BROCAR six color silk same fabric as one of Queen Elizabeth's dresses. It's In very good overall condition. Some wear and tear commiserate with age and some areas wear joins have opened up a bit. The art of inlaying mother of pearl is hard and time consuming.
They take dried walnut pieces and are cut to a rough shape of desired object. Then, they are carved by a skilled artisan, creating complicated patterns. Small pieces are cut to form together various shapes - rings, stars, ornaments, mother of pearl is very thin, very fragile and brittle, and not flexible, and that many parts of the furniture need to be slightly curved, which makes it necessary to profile the mother of pearl in a third dimension, on top of the complicated flat shapes! Then the pieces are glued in place, creating a perfectly uniform, flat surface, flush with the walnut base that holds them.When all the pieces have been mounted together, and finally create a single piece of furniture, they are finished with high quality varnishes, to protect the delicate mother of pearl as well as the fine walnut wood. I will be glad to assist in answering any question you may have. The item "Rare Vintage Handcrafted Late 19th Mother of Pearl Inlaid Wood Syrian guest room" is in sale since Monday, June 8, 2015.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Other Antique Furniture". The seller is "kcstrac" and is located in Orlando, Florida. This item can't be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.