18th.c. French Oak Cupboard Dresser Base c.1780.

 Fabulous late 18th.c. French oak cupboard dresser base c.1780. Two piece top with plate groove, moulded edge and sides which taper towards the rear edge. Over three drawers and a three door cupboard fitted with one long single piece shelf with a shaped cutaway to the right hand end. Exceptional decorative front with carved and moulded drawer fronts and doors all retaining the original steel handles, pierced escutcheon plates and hinges. Further carved detail to the front mullions plus a delightful inlaid detail in contrasting fruitwood timbers repeated on the centre door panel. Carved fruitwood front stiles, shaped and moulded apron with an inlaid heart motif at the centre. Oak panelled sides and two large pine backboards. Earlier repairs to the top and feet, otherwise excellent condition and particularly good colour. Old handwritten paper label to the rear suggesting the piece originates from the Bayeux area of Brittany. Cleaned and waxed in our workshops, keys supplied.

Details

Dimensions: width 75″, depth 19″, height 36″
Year: c.1780
Price: £1295
Stock Number: 31930