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Wof-1050: Louis XV Country French Buffet a Deux Corps:
A significant Louis XV period Buffet a Deux Corps, c. 1735-60, of gorgeous oak timber of the finest color. The original steel hinges and escutcheons are equally fine. The depth of carving in whorls, rondels, c and s scrolls - speaks to the finest craftsmanship. Note that the exceptional stock of the uprights is fully original, dynamically carved on the front feet and only slightly tipped on the rear feet. Deep aprons are found on all sides. Typical minor repairs. 92" high, 24 1/2" deep, 52 1/4" at widest point of body & 57" wide at molding. $10,500


Wof-1361: Buffet a Deux Corps from Burgundy:
A stunning quality Buffet a Deux Corps from Burgundy of the Louis XV period, c.1750-80. Deeply carved moldings, whorls, apron and cabriole legs. Lily of the Valley and Sunflower Decoration. Rich, luscious oak of the finest color. Panelled back construction. Original steel hardware. Magnificent in every way! 95" high, 64" wide, 26" deep. $10,500


Wof-2064z: A Louis XVI Grand Buffet a Deux Corps:
A Grand Buffet a Deux Corps of walnut from the Loire Valley. Louis XVI period, late 18th century, enhanced by brilliant carving and an exceptional level of purity and originality. The flamoyant chapeau de gendarme crown molding accentuates the curves of the piece and is typical of the region. The escargot carved feet provide lift for the well scalloped apron and all the carving then lifts the eye ever upward. Original steel hardware. 57" w., 25" d., 94" h. $13,000


Wof-2112: Elm & Ash Buffet a Deux Corps:
A richly carved elm & ash Buffet a Deux Corps from Caux in Normandy, c.1830. The pronounced crown molding starts and stops with fluting, creating a dentil molding effect and the corners are carved in a drapery motif. The whole is lushly and deeply carved with flowers and foliage on the apron, doors and crest rail and used to particularly good effect along the central uprights - carrying the eye upwards. The feet have been tipped. The upper doors with wire for display; shaped shelves, the lower with 2 attached drawers. 53" w., 21 1/4" d., 91" h. $7,500

Wof-2310: French Louis XVI Buffet a Deux Corps:
A Louis XVI period c.1780 country French buffet deux corps of walnut with poplar secondary wood. Grand size. Louis XV-XVI transitional design featuring twist carved stop fluted pilasters & central friezes. Carved with rosettes. Scrolling floral & rosette carved top frieze & apron. Well molded doors. Panelled sides. Cabriole legs & escargot carved feet. Blind doors. Work slide. Replaced escutcheons. Some restoration to crown. 56" w., 26" d., 93" h. $12,000



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