French Napoleon III Oak Buffet, 19th Century


Impressive « buffet à deux corps » (in two sections): the lower section has canted corners. Three doors conceal shelving space, and there are three drawers above. The top section has two open shelves and is crowned by a large, carved frontispiece, with an acorn wreath motif, and a large medallion. The top section is solid oak, and the base is clad in oak veneer. The piece has been stripped back to its original, natural finish, but traces of a previous, pale blue paint faintly visible here and there.

Dimensions: Height: 224 cm – 88.18 in.; Width: 170cm – 66.92 in.; Depth: 57cm – 22.44 in.

Period: Mid to Late 19th Century

Style: Napoleon III

Condition: Good condition. Traces of paint.

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