French Oak Coffered Bench

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About

A Louis XIV period Provençal oak bench with trap door hidden coffer; further concealed by an upholstered seating cushion. Paneled front and sides, with a scalloped frontal apron. A useful hall, kitchen or bedroom bench with storage capacity. An unusual form, infrequently seen and available.

Details

  • Of the Period
    Louis XIV
  • Place of Origin
    France
  • Date of Manufacture
    Early 18th Century
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor structural damages. Minor fading.
  • Dimensions
    27.5 in. H x 71 in. W x 24.5 in. D
    70 cm H x 180 cm W x 62 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Woodbury, CT
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU86672032022
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2009

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Located in Woodbury, CT

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