Rococó Dresser in Cedro Rosa Carved Wood - With artisans from Brazil

by YANKATU - Maria Fernanda Paes de Barros Brazil

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Estimated production time: 12 weeks

Dimension LxWxH (cm): 36x60x120
Limited Editions Material : Pink Cedarwood
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The “Rococó Dresser” is made in solid pink cedar wood carved by the craftsman Rondinelly Santos (Tiradentes, MG), specialized in sacred art. The flowing design of the acanthus scrolls and leaves comes alive through the notch and runs through the five drawers of the dresser, uniting them subtly, creating an optical effect that makes the wood look soft.

Entirely made of solid pink cedar, the dresser recovers, through the art of carving, the influence of the Rococo period in Brazil. Volutes, acanthus leaves, and flower wreaths gracefully permeate the drawers, awakening our gaze and the desire to touch it. A multifunctional piece with a timeless design that values the Brazilian artisanal work.

This is part of Yankatu’s Artisans collection. To create them, Maria Fernanda Paes de Barros researched the Brazilian colonial traditions in the historic city of Tiradentes, Minas Gerais.

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Weight 75 kg
Dimensions 46 × 70 × 125 cm
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YANKATU - Maria Fernanda Paes de Barros

My motivation comes from my soul and flows openly, on my life and in my work. I love what I do and I do it with intensity, I live every moment and I transmit all this emotion. In each project I immerse myself deeply in the region, in their craft and in the lives of the people who make them, it is a dive governed by research and by my soul, guided by the heart, done with respect and with the rhythm dictated by time. I get transformed and provoke transformations, and these atitudes reflect in the surroundings and beyond. I believe that design and art are one of the ways to value and eternalize the ancestral knowledge of Brazilian traditional crafts and the importance of nature around us, and so I use all tools that I have to create a quilt of infinite possibilities, full of feelings. Through Yankatu I expose not only my work, I bring with me the dreams and works of the artisans and instigate new dreams. The tangible part of this work are the pieces that intertwine my touch with the lives that share their moments with me. The other part, immeasurable, is in continuous development, in a mixture of art and freedom, with no date to finish. It is a continuous development, in a relationship created around respect and trust. My desire, to be able to do this as long as I live.

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