The door opens on original hinges to reveal a large display area with two conforming glass shelves, the door locking with its original key and lock. The secondary aspects of the case are crafted of oak, the shoulder joints and the top locked together with large dovetails, the back of the case revealing the tidy construction of panels set in grooved framing.
This is a powerful statement piece, the bulge of the base over the cabriole legs almost muscular in its stance; it is an angular and most refined work, the careful design lending a sense of weightlessness to this highly impressive piece. For the serious collector of the very finest of French furnishings, this is an outstanding acquisition. 58 5/8 H x 25 3/4 W x 14 3/4 D. Condition Report: Old and probably original finish: dry, crackled and oxidized. Chip to edge of door above keyhole, veneer losses/replacements around top edge (beneath marble top), other minor veneer losses/cracking.
Rear proper left leg with an old repaired crack. Marble top w/ restored crack. Chips to glass shelves in corners. Please scroll down to view all detailed images of this piece. My name is Andrew Silla and my wife and I own and operate Silla, ltd in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania.
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The seller is "sillafineantiques" and is located in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada.