Lyon walnut chest of drawers, 18th century

Lyon walnut chest of drawers, 18th century


Lyon chest of drawers, slightly curved, it opens with three long deep moulded drawers, carved at their ends, in reserve, with C-shaped foliage and twigs.

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Dimensions 136 × 67.5 × 96 cm

136 cm


76.5 cm


95 cm

Its rounded uprights are richly carved on one third with a garland of foliage.
It has a corbin beak top cut into the front corners.
The sides are finely moulded.
The handles of the drawers and the entrances of the locks are in gilded bronze.

Lyon's cabinetmakers almost always use walnut, which is easy to work with and has a wonderful patina over time.