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Huge Carved Antique French Regency/napoleonic Rustic Cupboard Made From A Bed

£425.00 or Best Offer 1d, £50.00 Shipping, 14-Day Returns

Seller: videmaison2000 (6,809) 100%, Location: HUDDERSFIELD, West Yorkshire, Ships to: GB, Item: 122080840109 THIS IS A VERY RARE LARGE ANTIQUE PIECE OF FRENCH BRETON FURNITURE. THE TRADITION IN THIS AREA OF FRANCE GOING BACK CENTURIES WAS TO HAVE AN ENCLOSED SEALED IN BED THAT A COUPLE CLIMBED INTO LIKE A LARGE CUPBOARD. WHEN THESE FELL OUT OF FAVOUR IN THE 19TH C THEY WERE USUALLY RECYCLED/UPCYCLED ALL THOSE YEARS AGO INTO SHORTED USEABLE CUPBOARDS.THIS IS VERY TYPICAL OF THIS AND HAS THE COUPLES NAME THAT MAY HAVE BEEN ON THE BED OR LATTERLY ON THE CUPBOARD AS BERNARD FAVE AND ANNE PICHOT,ALTHOUGH DIFFERENT SURNAMES THESE WERE STILL A MARRIED COUPLE WHO USED THEIR OWN FAMILY NAMES .A VERY ROMANTIC POIGNANT THING THAT ALL THESE LONG YEARS LATER THIS COUPLES NAME HAS SURVIVED IN THE OAK FURNITURE THEY OWNED AND TREASURED AND WILL CONTINUE TO DO SO FOR MANY YEARS TO COME!!! IMMORTALISED AS A COUPLE IN TRUE ROMANTIC FRENCH TRADITION.THIS LOVELY RARE PIECE ISNT PERFECT BUT HEY!! THAT JUST ADDS TO THE OVERALL APPEAL OF SOMETHING THAT SOMEHOW HAS SURVIVED EVERYTHING THAT TIME AND TIDE HAS THROWN AT IT AND COME OUT STILL USEABLE STILL BEAUTIFUL AND WILL STILL OUTLIVE ANY MODERN OFFERINGS OF FURNITURE YOU CAN BUY TODAY.ITS LIKE COMPARING A CASTLE TO A PRE FAB !!!!! PLEASE NOTE THIS ITEM IS STILL CURRENTLY IN FRANCE AND CAN BE DELIVERED ANYWHERE IN ENGLAND AND WALES (MAINLAND) PERSONALLY BY OURSELVES FOR JUST £50 ,AND JUST £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 190CM HIGH,186CM LONG AND 46CM DEEP THIS IS AN ANCIENT 18TH C ENCLOSED BRETON BED CIRCA 1750-1800 MADE INTO A CUPBOARD FROM THE PARTS AND SIGNED WITH A COUPLES NAME ,BERNARD FAVE AND ANNE PICHOT. HAS SEVERAL AGE RELATED MARKS,SOME SMALL AMOUNT OF VERY DORMANT WOODWORM BUT FULLY TREATED WITH 25 YR PROTECTION XYLOPHENE.SOLID AND HEAVY AND IN OVERALL GOOD CONDITION CONSIDERING ITS EXTREME AGE., Product Type: CUPBOARD, Original/Reproduction: Original, Age: 1750-1800, Material: OAK

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