A fine Normandy 'Armoire de Mariage'

  • Stock ID: 13407
  • Reference No: LFE392

An 18th century French solid oak two-door 'Armoire de Mariage', haut-relief and bas-relief carved, internally fitted with shelves. Traditionally given as a gift to a newly-wed couple, this 'marriage' Armoire is decorated with allegorical motifs, including trellises of Spring flowers (for Youthfulness, fertility). Retaining a very nicely faded and well-burnished original patination. The rear and interiors show the adze and bow-saw toolmarks of its early construction techniques. France, circa 1770.

Condition report: In good and original, unrestored condition, showing slight wear in keeping with its age.
Dimensions: Width 135 cm (150cm at pelmet), depth 52 cm (46 cm internal depth), height 217 cm.
Status: Available

  • Price: AU$4,800.00

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