SOLD: A French Louis XV period walnut buffet from the 18th century with three drawers over two doors, carved floral motifs, fluted accents, carved apron and cabriole legs. Experience the grandeur of French craftsmanship with this Louis XV period walnut buffet, a true gem from the 18th century. Exhibiting intricate detailing and a rich walnut finish, the buffet fuses timeless elegance with functional design, serving as a magnificent centerpiece for any room.
The rectangular planked top, with its inviting rounded corners in the front, offers an ample surface for display or daily use. Beneath, three drawers provide a convenient storage solution – a small central drawer flanked by two larger ones, each accentuated by ornate iron hardware. The two doors below exhibit recessed panels, adorned with delicate hand-carved floral motifs, a testament to the exceptional artistry of the period. These doors open to reveal spacious inner shelves, perfect for organizing and storing essentials.
A fluted panel, forming part of one door, visually separates the doors, enhancing the symmetry and balance of the design. The buffet rests upon four legs – cabriole at the front and straight at the back, offering a stable base with an aesthetic twist. The rounded fluted side posts, recessed panel sides, and carved aprons further augment its visual appeal.
The beautiful, hand-carved apron at the front showcases the intricacy of the artisan's work, while the rustic back adds a touch of authenticity. This Louis XV period buffet, with its exquisite detailing and functional design, is sure to elevate any space, encapsulating the charm of French antiquity.
Place of Origin: France
Period: 18th Century
Dimensions: 53"W x 22.75"D x 38.5"H
Inventory Number: XX417