17th Century Baroque writing desk with scenes from Don Quixote


Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. Juan de Jáuregui. 1600. Real Academia Española. Oil painting on canvas.

To celebrate the fourth centenary of the publication of the second part of Don Quixote, the masterpiece by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (Alcalá de Henares, 1547 – Madrid 1616) we would like to share with our readers a piece of great historical and artistic value belonging to the Palissandre Antiques collection.

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Matches between two frames of real portraits of Philip IV and his wife with a rich showcase of Palissandre Antiques

We want to share with clients Palissandre Antiques an interesting finding that ended up performing to visit the exhibition at the Royal Palace in Madrid entitled “Portrait of Royal Collections of Juan Antonio López Flanders ” has the court portrait from the reign of the Catholic Monarchs to the present as the main protagonist.


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Welcome to Palissandre Antiques

Palissandre, like wood, is equivalent to the diamond. Strong for its durability and easy for their sculptural properties. From the 17th century in which the carpentry gives step to the refined cabinet-making, the palissandre takes possession for his black and yellow streaks and his purplish color of ennobling the most aesthetic furniture, making it with the beauty that provides the marquetry. His smell of roses awards a singular appraisal. In addition, like mythical wood the guitar and the piano have appropriated it for his resonance. The Convention of Washington has declared to the palissandre protected species.

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