Two-body sideboard in oak from Villedieu-les-Poêles

Norman two-piece sideboard from Villedieu-les-Poêles in oak.
Rich carved decorations in the upper and lower part.
Quality work dating from the second half of the 19th century.

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Height7.8 ft
WidthUpper side : 4.5 ft ; lower side : 4.9 ft
DepthUpper side : 1.3 ft ; lower side : 1.8 ft

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Two-bodies buffet in oak, surmounted by a carved cornice with projection and canted sides.
The upper crosspiece is carved with a flowered basket as well as scrolls of roses and surrounded by stripes of heart.
The high doors are sculpted with foliage scrolls and flowers, while those at the bottom are turbulent and sculpted with a bird on a branch, grapes, rose scrolls and double scrolls with foliage.
The lower body opens with three drawers framed by heart lines and has a large molded top.
The low crosspiece is hollowed out and carved with a flowered basket in the center. Scalloped and its base is carved with a double groove which joins leafy winding feet.
Very nice brass fitting. All its locks, keys and shelves are original.
Exceptional quality of wood with a very nice light patina.
Here is a piece of furniture typically Norman and even more precisely, from the region of Villedieu-les-Poêles, made during the second half of the 19th century.

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