18th Century French Carved Oak Armoire For Sale
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18th Century French Carved Oak Armoire

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This is an oak armoire made in France, circa 1790. This type of armoire is referred to as a wedding armoire. They were given to a wealthy bride to be as a gift from her family to start her new home and life with. This has a beautifully carved bold crown molding to the top of the armoire. There is fabulous quality very deeply carved decoration across the top of the armoire and down the middle between the doors. Both doors are wonderfully carved at their top and middle with finely shaped raised panels to each door. The doors are hung on wonderful, fine quality long brass barrel hinges. There are fabulous, long, solid brass key hole keepers that are hand engraved with a dolphin and a bird at the top and bottom of each keeper. The drawer at the base is wonderfully carved. The armoire rests on scrolled and carved feet to the front. Both of the sides are paneled. It has pegged construction throughout. The right and left front sides have a nice shaped decorative molding. The finish and overall condition are wonderful. This is a fantastic example of a great quality French Armoire. It measures 55 in. wide x 18 1/2 in. deep x 87 1/2 in. tall.  

Details

  • Period
  • Materials and techniques
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Condition Details
    A truly fabulous and beautiful French Country Armoire from the late 18th Century.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 87.5 in. x W 55 in. x D 18.5 in.

    H 222.25 cm x W 139.7 cm x D 46.99 cm

  • Seller location
    Savannah, GA
  • Seller reference number
    ALK 44
  • Reference number
    LU1021410044041

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