Lot 146: French Provincial Fruitwood Buffet, 19th C.
November 6, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Handmade of walnut using pegged construction, the Louis XV-Style Provençal piece with two carved and molded door panels with scrolling rims and pin hinges separated by a reeded center stile opening to a shelved interior, the case ending in a gracefully contoured and carved apron and short carved cabriole legs. 37.5" H X 53.5" L X 24" D. The canted corner top with heavy wear, vertical cracks to case sides, scattered areas of insect damage, replaced locks and escutcheons, cuts to shelf to accept new lockbox, the back with a drilled hole for electrical wires; condition consistent with age and use.