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19th Century French Farmhouse Armoire, Normandy Cupboard, Solid Oakwood

$5,912.70

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French armoire cupboard Normandy Oak First half of the 19th century Dimensions: H x W x D: 220 x 150 x 62 cm Description: Two-door cupboard standing on curved feet ending in volutes. Curved skirting board with large central carving of flowers in relief. Baseboard and pilaster strips with oak leaf carving. Carved flower arrangements in the head area of the furniture. Removable, overhanging cornice. Original brass fittings decorated with striking stamps. Very beautiful bas-reliefs on the furniture front. Depicted are juniper branches and urn vases. Condition: Restored condition ready for living. Surface waxed silk-matt. Interior with three completed shelves. We would be pleased to adapt the layout inside the cabinet to your wishes. Some informations about oakwood antiques: Oak is and has always been a popular wood in furniture making. Not only the tree itself is considered to be very robust with a life span of 500 years and more, but also the wood itself is particularly durable. Oak plays a special role in all epochs important for the antique trade. As a solid wood it was used at all times, but oak was also well suited as a carrier material for applied veneers, as it does not warp much and was always considered a characteristic of good quality. As European native wood, which was found in large quantities, oak was also relatively inexpensive and easily available. The wood grows in a straight line and is one of the coarse-pored woods. Characteristic are the medullary rays, which run in the wood transverse to the annual rings and are visible in the processed condition as so-called "mirrors". Waxes were used to completely close the pores of the wood. Oakwood is not suitable for shellac polishes. The burl wood of oak was also popular for the design of furniture fronts. Small branches surrounded by irregularly grown annual rings in the trunk create the centers of circular and wave-like structures in the wood as dark cores. Oak wood is well suited for carving, and so it was often used for sculptures. Due to its good carving properties, oak wood reached a true flowering during the Rococo period, when carvings were very popular both figuratively and ornamentally. Especially the antique furniture from Aachen and Liège is absolutely famous and a household name to everyone in the art and antiques business. Oak wood has a light brown tone when untreated. Light and air make the wood darken, and oak wood has often been stained dark. The oak wood used at the time our antiques were created came from the region where the furniture was made.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 86.62 in. (220 cm)Width: 59.06 in. (150 cm)Depth: 24.41 in. (62 cm)
  • Style
    Louis XVI (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1820
  • Condition
    Replacements made: The boards inside are replaced. We are happy to adapt the layout of the interior according to your wishes. Refinished. Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Greven, DE
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU5419220730332

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Greven, Germany
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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