19th Century French Henri II White Marble Top Carved Oak Desserte Console
Crafted in France circa 1870, and built of oak wood, the antique console stands on barley twist legs embellished with floral rosette medallions at the shoulders, and ending with bun feet over a decorative plinth base. The desserte surface lifts up and reveals a white marble surface set inside a carved edge rectangular frame; the wooden top is held with swinging side brackets over extra shelving for display. The console is dressed with two drawers across the front decorated with foliage motifs in high relief and wooden pulls for easy handling. The Louis XIII style cabinet is further embellished with two lower tier shelves at the bottom for additional display or storage. The narrow serving table is in excellent commensurate with age and used, and adorns a rich walnut patina. (old crack to marble; see picture). Very practical and functional, the console could be used in a number of rooms including dining room, or hallway. Measures: 47″ W x 17.25″ D x 38″ H.
|Dimensions||47" W x 17.25" D x 38" H|