French Art Deco Dining Suite: upper cupboard door detail
French, Oak, circa 1930’s, Art Deco dining suite comprising sideboard, extension via a single, wide, drop-in leaf table and six chairs all showing panels of stylised flower and leaf carving.The lower part of the sideboard on stepped, winged, scroll bracket feet. Long, single doors with asymmetrical stylised flower and leaf carving to either side of the large central door with matching carving to the upper third, recessed via stepped and shaped moulding.
The small drawers above with large, metal, superbly repoussé, stylised flower and leaf decorated plate behind a substantial square knob handle. The top edge of the lower of continuous serpentine undulation below a flat, stepped, chamfer leading to the substantial, green, white and rouge marble slab. The whole contained to the outer corners with flat topped, broad reeding wrapped around. The upper section raised to the front on reeded square columns on reverse stepped square bases with a recessed, open, mirror backed centre. Single, long doors matching the lower doors to the sides flanking the elevated centre section with sliding glass doors over a single glass shelf. The whole framed by alike carved border in a “hounds’ tooth” edging. The shaped, slab end supported table correspondingly carved to the lower of the supports and the canted corners of the table top. The six chairs with stepped moulding to the front legs, triple stepped back splats, the centre panel carved to match the doors. The top rail matching the moulding and undulating serpentine of the lower part of the side board. Sideboard circa 200 cm high.