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Antique 18Thc French Rustic Long Seat/bench From A Loire Valley Chateau Chapel

£225.00 or Best Offer 18d, £50.00 Shipping, 14-Day Returns

Seller: videmaison2000 (6,809) 100%, Location: HUDDERSFIELD, West Yorkshire, Ships to: GB, Item: 122201505014 THIS AMAZING SURVIVOR OF THE 18THC WAS HANDMADE IN FRANCE AND IS KNOWN TO HAVE BEEN IN THE CHAPEL OF A CHATEAU IN THE LOIRE VALLEY JUST OUTSIDE SAUMUR SINCE 1792 OR BEFORE.IT WAS SITUATED IN THE ENTRANCE INSIDE THE MARBLE CHAPEL WHERE VISITORS COULD SIT TO WATCH THE SERVICE IN THE FAMILY CHURCH.AMAZINGLY THIS ISNT PERFECT DUE TO AGE BUT IS USEABLE AND SOLID AND CAN TAKE THREE PEOPLE SITTING ON IT HAPPILY!!!! BLACKENED OAK IS INDICATIVE OF EXTREME AGE AND THE PROVENANCE IS THERE TO SHOW THIS WAS IN THE FAMILY FROM THE TIME THEY MOVED TO THE CHATEAU IN 1792 SO THIS IS THAT AGE POSSIBLY OLDER.THIS ITEM ONLY CAME ONTO THE MARKET DUE TO THE LAST OWNER DYING WITH NO HEIR AND GIFTING THE ENTIRE CHATEAU AND CONTENTS TO A FRIEND WHO SOLD OFF THE CONTENTS SO THIS ITEM IS A RARE NEW TO THE MARKET STRAIGHT OUT OF THE CHATEAU CHAPEL .THIS ISNT FLASHY OR EMBELLISHED OR PERFECT OR PART OF A GRAND MOVEMENT IN FRANCE,ITS SIMPLE HAND MADE RUSTIC YET BEAUTIFUL AND STILL FUNCTIONAL AFTER SO MANY LONG YEARS !!!!!!!PLEASE NOTE THIS ITEM IS STILL CURRENTLY IN FRANCE AND CAN BE DELIVERED ANYWHERE IN MAINLAND ENGLAND AND WALES FOR JUST £50 AND £70 IN MAINLAND SCOTLAND .PLEASE ALLOW UP TO A MONTH BUT THIS COULD JUST BE DAYS DEPENDING ON OUR NEXT TRIP TO FRANCE FROM THE UK (WE GO EVERY 2-3 WEEKS )PLEASE ASK FOR A MORE ACCURATE DELIVERY TIME BY MESSAGE AND WE WILL REPLY STRAIGHT AWAY. Condition: MEASURING 168CM LONG 53CM WIDE 43CM HIGH FLOOR TO SEAT AND 87CM TOTAL HEIGHT.THIS BENCH IS ANCIENT AND HAND MADE SOMETIME IN THE 1700S!!!! SUPRISING IT IS STILL VERY SOLID AND NOT RICKETY AND YOU CAN SIT ON IT.HAS A FEW AGE RELATED MARKS (STUDY PICS FOR FURTHER EVIDENCE) AND ISSUES BUT HAS BEEN FULLY TREATED AGAINST INFESTATION .TWO OF THE FRONT SPINDLES HAD POPPED OUT WHILST IN THE CHAPEL BUT NOT DUE TO ROT. THESE HAVE BEEN RE INSERTED AS THEY SHOULD BE TO MAKE IT 100% COMPLETE SOLID., Age: Pre-1800, Style: FRENCH, Product Type: LONG BENCH, Original/Reproduction: Original, Material: BLACKENED OAK

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