Tall French Buffet a Deux Corps in Oak, circa late 1700's

Price: $10, 500.00
Product ID : BUF00059

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Overview

53" wide x 20" deep x 89 1/2" high.

Crown is 55" wide. 39 1/4" from the floor to the bottom of the upper cabinet. Usable space with doors open is 41" wide x 41 1/2" high (width up to 44").

A commanding statement in almost any room, this buffet a deux corps (the literal meaning in French being "in two bodies"), offers beauty, pleasing proportions with lots of storage! Expertly-crafted & designed in French white oak, this late 18th century French buffet features carved, curvilinear raised panels on all four doors with two exterior storage drawers on lower base, a shaped apron and "S" carved feet. Carved pinwheels embellish center area just below cornice, as well as on the bottom apron. Features original steel key plates & hinges. France, circa late 1700s. A 48" curved Samsung TV at 42.8" wide will fit in cabinet on a pullout swivel.

Great as a dry bar or for use as a TV cabinet in a bedroom or family room!

Details

OF THE PERIOD
Louis XV

PLACE OF ORIGIN
France

DATE OF MANUFACTURE
1750-1790

PERIOD
Late 18th Century

MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES
Hand-Carved Oak

CONDITION
Good. Inside was lined with fabric by the previous owner, original top shelving is missing. There are 2 holes drilled through the back for cords. These can be filled. Perfect piece for a flat screen TV. It will fit a 48" curved screen with pull out.

WEAR
Wear consistent with age and use.

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