Rare Breton food cupboard
Dimensions:W: 198cm (78")H: 179cm (70.5")D: 57cm (22.4")
Breton food cupboard with naïve carvings of livestock and hop stems
Brittany, mid 19th century
With primitive cows, dogs, cockerels and chickens and running stem motifs to the frieze, with sun motifs either side; stiles also with cockerels and climbing hop stems; spindle turnings to the main doors (above two drawers) with roundels also featuring spindle turnings; the base beneath with four more drawers, the form of the stepped plinth reflecting the stepped cornice above in original condition.