Sideboard chest – Louis XV – 18ᵗʰ century – South West France - [ME070]
Sideboard chest – Louis XV – 18ᵗʰ century – South West France - [ME070]
Sideboard chest – Louis XV – 18ᵗʰ century – South West France - [ME070]

Sideboard chest in oak – Louis XV – 18ᵗʰ century – South West France

Astonishing trompe-l’oeil fantasy on this little sideboard which seems to have two drawers even though it opens on the top like a chest.

Another daring mix of genres: made in the 18th century by a traveling furniture carpenter, from beautiful oak planks stored in the attic of a Périgord farm, it nonetheless presents all the delicacy of the Louis XV style.

Astonishing trompe-l'oeil fantasy on this little sideboard which seems to have two drawers even though it opens on the top like a trunk.
Astonishing trompe-l'oeil fantasy on this little sideboard which seems to have two drawers even though it opens on the top like a trunk.
  • The door panels are decorated with moldings with semicircular and pointed movements.
  • Two sculpted rosettes mark the center of the top and bottom rails.
  • The fretwork of the bottom crosspiece is also a beautiful tribute to the Louis XV style.
  • The sides are elegantly paneled.

Once opened, this piece of furniture constitutes a pleasant display for old pottery which is there sheltered and enhanced.

The door panels are decorated with moldings with semicircular and pointed movements.
The door panels are decorated with moldings with semicircular and pointed movements.
Two sculpted rosettes mark the center of the top and bottom rails.
Two sculpted rosettes mark the center of the top and bottom rails.
These rosettes add a touch of poetry and roundness.
These rosettes add a touch of poetry and roundness.
The bottom rail is cleverly scalloped with a typical Louis XV frieze.
The bottom rail is cleverly scalloped with a typical Louis XV frieze.
The sides of this surprising sideboard are elegantly paneled and scalloped.
The sides of this surprising sideboard are elegantly paneled and scalloped.

At the rear, you can recognize the thick planks of raw oak as chosen by the craftsman who fashioned this sideboard in 18th century Périgord.

High on foot, this sideboard combines a sturdy body with graceful ornamentation that enchants and softens its overall appearance.
High on foot, this sideboard combines a sturdy body with graceful ornamentation that enchants and softens its overall appearance.
Behind, you note the thick planks of raw oak that have been dried for a long time in the attic of a Périgord farm.
Behind, you note the thick planks of raw oak that have been dried for a long time in the attic of a Périgord farm.
Once opened, this piece of furniture constitutes a pleasant display for old pottery which is there sheltered and enhanced.
Once opened, this piece of furniture constitutes a pleasant display for old pottery which is there sheltered and enhanced.

High on foot, this sideboard combines a robust body with graceful ornamentation. This enchants and softens its general appearance.

Reference: [ME070]
Dimensions
Width: 117 cm, height: 108 cm and depth: 60 cm.
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