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19th century Antique French Carved Oak Vitrine Bookcase Cabinet Breton Brittany

19th century Antique French Carved Oak Vitrine Bookcase Cabinet Breton Brittany

$ 2,475.00

19th century Antique French Carved Oak Vitrine Bookcase Cabinet Breton Brittany


Direct from France, a very versatile antique French ‘vitrine’ or bookcase. With true Brittany style throughout, the highly carved cabinet features carved moulding beveled crown above a layer of dentil moulding.


Large door is framed in double carved moulding with carved serpents over the upper glass. Lower door panel features a Brittany gentleman in traditional clothing, bags of grain at his feet, looking to the fields in the distance. Carved bands frame the entire cabinet, with stepped out moulding to the base and carved bun feet to the front. Original old paper furniture maker tags on the back! Well built by craftsmen of the period, circa1890.


Measurements: 70”ht. x 32.25” x 18.5”. Three adjustable shelves, 25.5” x 13”.


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 antique condition, having wear consistent with age and use, with normal dings, scratches and 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!


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