Offered by Franck Baptiste Provence
French Regional and Parisian furniture
Very beautiful hunting sideboard in blond walnut wood.
Model of woodwork, with low cornice on loaf feet, which opens with two perfectly symmetrical leaves.
Each leaf has a very fat double molding in the shape of a chapel, embellished with finely carved spandrels in the shape of a scallop shell.
Amounts with rectangular reserves separated by a sunflower.
The sides molded in chapel.
Two knife drawers and a shelf make up the interior of the sideboard.
Beautiful wrought iron hand cremone.
Important (4.5 cm thick) original tray in St Cyr stone, molded with a corbin beak and underlined with a cavetto. (restorations)
Good condition, original bottom, key and lock.
Lyonnais work from the Regency period around 1720.
Width: 159cm; Depth: 70cm; Height: 106cm
Our opinion :
With its large walnut moldings and heavy stone top, our sideboard exudes a feeling of power characteristic of Lyonnais furniture made at the beginning of the 18th century.
Intended for cutting game, it was the prerogative of the dining rooms of the nobility.
Often copied later, with notably recut cabinets, our sideboard is entirely original, and dates from the best period of production, that is to say the Regency, period of creation of the most beautiful models of woodwork, on cornice and plain .
The advent of the Louis XV rocaille style in the years 1730-1740 marked the end of this production, which found it difficult to integrate the arrival of asymmetry and arched legs.