French Antique Carved Chestnut Wardrobe Armoire Cabinet


French Antique Carved Chestnut Wardrobe Armoire CabinetFree Mainland UK And Ireland Delivery

Description:This is a magnificent late 18th to mid 19th Century original antique French chestnut armoire / wardrobe having a rich antiqued patinated finish.  The armoire stands on classic scrolled stile feet with a shaped lower apron with beautiful figured chestnut.  Rising over are two fabulous chestnut doors with lovely figuring with classic distressing and closing panel with a raised form to the centre, and original classic scroll peacock tail engraved escutcheons with original brass hinges with original lock and later working key.  Rising over this is a classic chestnut frieze and a flared oak cornice surmounting.  The armoire has three panels to the sides and of classic joined construction.  Originally the armoire would have been fitted with three shelves, one almost certainly originally having drawers below.  There is a later fitted hanging rail, with original panels.  A classic piece of original antique French furniture, being in one piece, with only the doors being removable.  The armoire has later fitted swivel toggles to secure the left hand door, with the original working lock and later working key.  A fabulous hall wardrobe / armoire or possibly a fine home entertainments centre when fitted with a flat screen TV and associated accessories, making for a wonderful interior design feature. Date:The armoire dates circa 1780 - 1850.

Condition:The armoire itself is 95% original with a later oak cornice the armoire having had its finish re-juvenated and brightened and partially re-finished to reveal the rich colour of the chestnut.   There is some minor old deal woodworm, synonymous with French furnishings fruitwoods being susceptible to this kind of wear, all adding to the character and authenticity of the piece.  The armoire has a later fitted sycamore rail which has some old dead woodworm, again this having been treated and not affecting the structure.

Dimensions:Width across the cornice: 58.25 inches (148cm)Depth across the cornice: 24 inches (61cm)Maximum Height: 85.25 inches (216.5cm)Hanging Height: 74 inches (118cm) - Internal Depth: 18.75 inches (47.5cm) - Internal Width: 48 inches (122cm)
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