19th century French Vitrine Cabinet Bookcase Barley Twist Black Forest Carved
Antique French Vitrine Cabinet Bookcase Barley Twist Black Forest Carved Oak.
Direct from France, a stunning antique French bookcase/cabinet, with an unusually SLENDER profile, yet very tall and majestic (7 ft) and completely covered with beautiful hand carvings!
The high “swans neck” ornately carved pediment features a carved center medallion and is flanked by large finials.
Upper cabinet has stepped out moulding above a wide carved frieze that features a dimensional center carved cartouche with carved keystone corners on either side.
Full length barley twist columns flank the large door that features upper glass framed with dome shaped carved trim. Lower door has a beautiful large panel that features hand carved musical instruments and French ribbons and foliage.
Also note there is a large drawer below the door, with a fully carved front and dimensional carved mask handle.
Quality throughout with dovetailed drawer; well built by craftsmen of the period. ORIGINAL PAPER TAG on the back!! circa1890.
Measurements: 93” ht. x 44” x 20.25”.
Height without crown, 84.5” (7 ft.). 3 adj. shelves, 38” x 12.5”.
NOTE: All of our antiques are direct from Europe. I personally select each item for the quality, design and unique characteristics that you will always find in our distinctive inventory at Geaux Vintage Antiques. …”with all that, why ‘Geaux’ anywhere else?” …
Condition: Good condition for its age, normal signs of age, use, dings, scratches, imperfections, wood panel shrinkage. Key included, but old locks are not guaranteed. Included multiple photos should be considered as an integral part of the description.
Shipping: Due to the larger size, this item requires freight service. White glove service, fully insured, FOB Shreveport, delivered and placed inside your home (first floor only). Typically, 5-7 weeks, depending on your location. Free pick-up is also available at our location in Shreveport, LA. Please contact Geaux Vintage Antiques with any questions or for more photos!