Antique French Louis XIV Walnut Confiturier Cabinet circa 1740
The elegant simplicity of this antique French Louis XIV walnut confiturier cabinet circa 1740 enables it to be the perfect piece in a contemporary interior. Originally used for the storage of meats prepared for long, cold winter months in ceramic vessels by a method called "confit" this walnut cabinet has a single cabinet door secured by an iron lock. When opened the interior storage is revealed with a centre shelf to effectively double the amount of space available. Please enlarge and zoom on the photographs to see the luscious patina of the walnut achieved by years of waxing and polishing as well as the mortise and tenon construction with visible peg work on both the cabinet door and body of the confit cabinet. One of the outstanding features of this antique cabinet is the profile of the four legs. Both the front and the back legs have a tapered shape with slanted sides that end in a slightly wider cap defined by a solid moulding. In the early eighteenth century this finished detail was common but disappeared later as it was considered too time consuming. Above the cabinet door is a full width shelf opened with the steel hardware drop pull handle. Notice that the drawer is able to be opened by anyone but the cabinet door must be opened with a key in order to control access to the contents. Both sides feature a recessed panel and the richness of walnut seen all over indicates this confit cabinet was made for and resided in a wealthier household.
We don't provide shipping but should you need help in shipping an item from Carl Moore Antiques, we can assist you.
For smaller purchases we are happy to take your item to our local UPS store. Larger pieces will need to be either blanket wrapped or crated, depending on the piece of furniture, and delivered to your home or shipped to your receiving company. Acts Crating & Transportation will deliver in 7 to 10 business days and Vintage Transport will deliver in 3 to 4 weeks in the continental US. Feel free to contact any of our resources listed below for a free quote or contact us and we will collect the quotes for you. For any questions regarding shipping please email us at email@example.com or call us at 713.524.2502 during our regular business hours of 9:30-5:30PM Monday-Friday or 11:00-5:00 Saturday, CST.Acts Crating & Transportation Services
7207 Wynnwood Ln
Houston, TX 77008
P: 713-869-2BOX (2269)
Web: http://ACTSINTL.COM/CRATINGVintage Transport/Classic Design Services
125 Ottley Drive
Atlanta, GA 30324
800-333-0056 (Eastern United States)
888-882-4442 (Western United States)
firstname.lastname@example.orgThe UPS Store
2429 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005
16.25" w x 33.25" d x 37.50" h
41.28cm w x 84.46cm d x 95.25cm h