Walnut four-door sideboard – Louis XIII – South-West

Walnut four-door sideboard – Louis XIII – South-West

Walnut four-door sideboard – Louis XIII – South-West Neither imposing nor austere, while having the authentic Louis XIII register, this walnut chest combines its intimate size with a harmonious and assertive ornamentation that reflects the evolution of the lifestyle in the eighteenth century. Price: on demand. Reference: ME032    

Walnut four-door sideboard – Louis XIII – South-West

Walnut four-door sideboard – Louis XIII – South-West

Walnut four-door sideboard – Louis XIII – South-West Walnut four-door sideboard – Louis XIII – South-West Neither imposing nor austere, while having the authentic Louis XIII register, this walnut chest combines its intimate size with a harmonious and assertive ornamentation that reflects the evolution of the lifestyle in the eighteenth century. LeThe uprights are decorated…

Louis XIII walnut kitchen table – 17ᵗʰ century – Périgord

Louis XIII walnut kitchen table – 17ᵗʰ century – Périgord

Louis XIII walnut kitchen table – 17ᵗʰ century – Périgord   Louis XIII walnut kitchen table – 17ᵗʰ century – Périgord   This is the sort of furniture that was used by servants for preparing meals and receptions in the kitchen quarters – the kitchen itself, the scullery, the cellar – in manors, mansions, castles……

Louis XIII two-tier walnut sideboard – 17ᵗʰ century – Périgord

Louis XIII two-tier walnut sideboard – 17ᵗʰ century – Périgord

Louis XIII two-tier walnut sideboard – 17ᵗʰ century – Périgord   Louis XIII two-tier walnut sideboard – 17ᵗʰ century – Périgord   This two-tiered sideboard with four doors and three drawers is emblematic of the way in which furniture makers in the Périgord reinterpreted the Louis XIII style. Reference number: ME016

Louis XIII two-tiered walnut buffet – 17ᵗʰ century – South West France

Louis XIII two-tiered walnut buffet – 17ᵗʰ century – South West France

Louis XIII two-tiered walnut buffet – 17ᵗʰ century – South West France Louis XIII two-tiered walnut buffet – 17ᵗʰ century – South West France The unusually diminished size of the upper cabinet makes this piece particularly appealing. This buffet is a true gem, attesting to the rigorous precision of the Louis XIII style released by…

Louis XIII wardrobe – 17ᵗʰ century – Limousin

Louis XIII wardrobe – 17ᵗʰ century – Limousin

This linen cupboard from Limousin is typical of the first provincial furniture to make its way into aristocratic homes at the start of the 17ᵗʰ century. Before that, they put their clothes and linen in chests. This is a functional piece of furniture with just one audacious artistic feature: the moulding on the panels, designed…

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Recognizing Louis XIII, XIV, XV styles

Recognising Louis XIII, XIV, XV styles The Louis XIII style: turned wood The chairs with armrests became padded armchairs with armrests that frequently had a lion’s or a ram’s head at the end. The poly-lobed panels on the chests, armoires, cabinets and tall cupboards were, for the most part, carved in diamond shapes and sometimes…

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Life in the days of the Louis Kings

Louis XIII (°1601 – †1643) In terms of cultural development, Louis XIII’s reign was influenced by the alliance between his father, Henri IV, and his mother, Marie de Médicis, which injected into the whole of the Kingdom of France the elegance of the decorative arts that originated in Italy, the cradle of the Renaissance. Rather…

Period furniture

Some of the furniture on this page may already have been sold. Please contact us to find out if the item you are interested in is still available. The emergence of period provincial furniture – a play in three acts: The nobility The middle classes The rural populations The provincial furniture of the nobility In…

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In the convivial atmosphere of our salesroom gallery “Aux-Rois-Louis” in the heart of the Périgord Noir (only a stone’s throw from the famous Lascaux Cave), we are proud to present a splendid array of period pottery and, in all shapes and sizes, a large collection of authentic classical or rare antique furniture made from a…

Cherry-wood curved chest of drawers – 18ᵗʰ century – South-West France

Cherry-wood curved chest of drawers – 18ᵗʰ century – South-West France

Cherry-wood curved chest of drawers – 18ᵗʰ century – South-West France   Cherry-wood curved chest of drawers – 18ᵗʰ century – South-West France   This chest of drawers is basically a sturdy and plain structure; however, the curved line of its front gives it an attractive wavy shape. – The apex points follow a perfectly…