This is a superb quality pair of French Louis XVI tulipwood, kingwood & marquetry serpentine bedside cabinets, circa 1900, in excellent original condition.
• Circa 1900
• Item Bedside cabinets
• Bombe shape
• Provenance France
• Veneered in Tulipwood & Kingwood
• Stunning floral marquetry
• Original brass ormolu mounts
• Original brass handles
• Original Italian marble tops
• Elegant cabriole legs
• Three oak dovetailed drawers
• Original backs
• Excellent original condition
• Original polish & patination
• Free 14 day UK returns policy
This is a superb quality pair of French Louis XVI bedside chests, circa 1900, in excellent original condition. The bedsides boast a serpentine design with three drawers. Constructed of tulipwood and kingwood veneers in a symmetrical form to each side of the bedside, they boast stunning floral marquetry drawer fronts. The marquetry consists of satinwood wood flowers and oak stems. The drawers retain their original brass floral fretwork handles and feature dovetailed oak drawer linings. The tops of the bedside boast their original and exceptionally good quality veined freestanding marble Italian tops. The front corners of the bedsides are decorated with fine brass ormolu mounts with a further mount to the frieze. The bedsides sit on four elegant cabriole legs and the two front legs feature brass ormolu mounts.
These bedsides feature a rich colour. As they boast the original polish, they have a fantastic colour and patination this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received.
These bedsides would look superb in a variety of rooms from the living room or bedroom. This item would certainly grace any home and is a great investment, as it is extremely functional. So don’t miss out your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
These bedside cabinets are in excellent original condition. Nominal old use to the leading edges but nothing significant considering the age of the item. Importantly, there is no damage or chips to the tops of the original freestanding marble tops. Please note, the marble tops were designed to be freestanding which means they are meant to rest by gravity alone on the tops of the bedsides. They are very heavy they are not supposed to be glued down. The dovetailed drawers are smooth running and close flush to the frame they also feature the original brass drawer handles and the original brass ormolu mounts. These besides are solid in joint and ready to use.
External Height = 73.7cm or 27” or 2ft 5”
External Width = 39.7cm or 15⅝” or 1ft 3⅝”
External Depth = 33.2cm or 13” or 1ft 1”