89260 La chapelle sur oreuse
Chest of drawers, Louis XV period, in painted wood.
Large chest of drawers in the shape of a tomb, well curved and from the Louis XV period.
With its curved sides in elevation and its front both curved in plan and in elevation, it opens on the front with 4 drawers, 2 small on the 1st row and 2 large drawers for the other 2 rows.
With its mouldings, its curves, its fretwork of low crosspieces, its volute legs also called "snail" or "shell", and its low crosspiece carved with a beautiful scallop shell, this chest of drawers is in the Louis XV style,
With its construction in fruit wood for the fronts, sides and top, fir and poplar for the backs, intermediate floor, bottom and drawers, the sections of thick wood to build the drawers, the many marks of manual sawing as well as the mortise and tenon assemblies pegged and the top assembled with a miter cut mounted with a key, this chest of drawers dates from the 18th century, it is a beautiful French regional work that can be dated to the middle of the 18th century.
Its bronze trim consisting of 6 handles falling on gadrooned rosettes, 2 small keyholes and 3 large keyholes is period and original.
This chest of drawers is in a very good state of preservation, no splices on the feet, the old restorations just consisted of fixing and revising the drawer slides, there are also some small wood grafts on the drawer fronts, and c that's all, just usual restorations.
The painting in yellow colors with light gray highlights, is later, it was carried out according to the rules of the art with traditional painting techniques, the colors were chosen in relation to the rest of the pigmentation that we could observe, the tray is painted in fake marble in red ocher colors nuanced with veining, on all the effects of glaze, wear and patina have been carried out, giving a lot of charm and authenticity to the whole piece of furniture.
|Style||Louis XV style, Transition (Furniture Dressers of Louis XV style, Transition Style)|
|Century||18th century (Furniture Dressers 18th century)|
|Country of origin||France|
|Shipping Time||Ready to ship in 4-7 Business Days|
|Location||89260, La chapelle sur oreuse, France|
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