Grand fir fireplace bench – 19ᵗʰ century – Pyrénées

Grand fir fireplace bench – 19ᵗʰ century – Pyrénées

Grand fir fireplace bench – 19ᵗʰ century – Pyrénées This large fir-tree bench from the Pyrénées was placed in front of the hearth to warm up while contemplating the flames. It is comfortable because of its large size and generous backrest. The disproportionate armrests are a pure creation of the farmer-woodworker who shaped it. The…