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Mother-of-Pearl Chest with 5 Drawers

£6,500.00 £5,200.00

Hand crafted, fully salt-water mother-of-pearl inlaid chest of five drawers finished in walnut, featuring bone edging and intricate fine metal alloy surrounds. Bow fronting means the back of the piece is wider than the front.

The stunning gloss finish on the salt-water mother-of-pearl marquetry forms a beautiful hand crafted pattern unique to each piece of furniture. Similar items are also available with an unusual matte-finish freshwater mother-of-pearl inlay.

Each element of the nacre design is outlined with a filigree of fine metal alloy.

Authentic Syrian sustainably-sourced walnut wood is used to create the main frame of the furniture and is hand-carved and finished leaving the grain of the wood visible. The piece is then edged in fine carved bone which contrasts with the matt-finish on the salt-water mother-of-pearl.


Specially commissioned pieces can be made to any size specifications.

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Mother-of-Pearl Chest with 5 Drawers

Every item of the Artiquea’s mother-of-pearl collection has been carefully selected from Artiquea’s specialists for its outstanding quality and rarity.

Artiquea always makes sure that every precious piece of its collections is sold at the best price in the market.


Mother-of-pearl inlaid furniture has a long and prestigious history in Syria, with the pieces made specially for Artiquea requiring five-individual craftsmen and up to eight months of hard labour to complete.

Each element is made by hand in the traditional fashion without the use of power-tools and all materials are sourced in Syria from the sea and river mollusc shells for the mother-of-pearl to the walnut wood for the body of the furniture.


Mother-of-Pearl inlay for each piece is a unique design and may not necessarily match the picture

Artiquea: Handmade Antiques, Mother of Pearl Syrian Furniture in London

Artiquea is an Aladdin’s cave of antiques, paintings, handmade furniture, glassware and lighting from Syria direct to the heart of London. If you’re looking for the finest handmade Syrian furniture in London – Artiquea can help you.

Artiquea is a showroom and wholesaler supplying handmade Syrian and Middle Eastern furniture, lighting, paintings, sculptures, stone mosaic murals and other art and homeware items! Our handmade furniture are beautifully crafted and of the highest quality. Supplying Syrian antiques in London originated from an increasing gap in cultures widening conflicts affect the outlook of people all over the world in a negative way. We felt that art was the best strategy for re-connecting people and inspiring them in a positive light.