Pair of Louis XV Provincial Walnut Corner Buffets à Deux Corps
18th Century and later
Each in two parts, the upper section with serpentine molded cornice above a pair of shaped-panel doors, the lower section with marble top above two drawers and a pair of doors. Height 107 inches (271.7 cm), width 66 inches (167.6 cm).
Estimate: $7,000 - $10,000
Sold for $5,355 (includes buyer's premium)
Additional Notes & Condition Report
Corner cabinets, possibly with later marble center sections, good restored condition, old marks and scratches, depth at center: 41 inches (104.1 cm); first cabinet with age crack to cornice, rectangular patch to right side of cornice, which probably originally had a cresting, sides to both top and bottom sections extended, repaired break to center of marble section, also with scratches, right frieze drawer with rectangular patch to keyhole behind escutcheon, later dark varnish and scuffs to plinth, second cabinet with pieced cornice, probably once fitted with cornice, patch to canted right corner below cornice, both upper and lower sections with extended sides, later dark varnish and scuffs to plinth.
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