Hand-carved walnut vaisellier or chateau cupboard with a linear crown above a four shelf plate rail, each shelf having an elaborately carved spindle front support. The bottom portion consists of two drawers above a two door commode-all with intricate inlays of fruitwood, tulipwoods, and ebony. Elaborate fruitwoods and ebony banding throughout. Each door has an intricate inlay of a vase holding branches of alternatively ebony and fruitwood leaves. Charming solid brass escutcheons on door and drawers. Brass studs embellish the front for added support. Everything about this fine chateau cupboard illustrates why French Louis XV furniture was and still is in high demand. The use of walnut as the primary wood, the extraordinary inlays and marquetry, unusual spindles work brass escutcheons and studs all show the fine craftsmanship that made this early French country furniture the "piece de resistance". Loire Valley, France

 

Style: French Country 

Place of Origin: Loire Valley, France

Circa: 1750 (from the Louis XVI period)

Dimensions: H 80 in. x W 55 in. x D 26 in.

Condition: Excellent Antique Condition

French Walnut Vaisellier, Circa 1750, Loire Valley, France.

$12,600.00Price

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