Antique Walnut French Renaissance Cabinet
Here is an impactful french renaissance walnut cabinet with two doors and two drawers. Each door panel is recess with raised carvings of foliage and centered with the grotesque mask (ward off evil spirits), each panel framed by a nice moulding. The two drawers have a complimentary foliage carving with a carved wooden cartouche escutcheon. Along the sides of the front are grand turned twist columns. Very detail and strong moldings separate the visual sections of the piece. The top is presented with a fine renaissance carved and pierced carvings flanking the center cartouche having a raised carved coat of arms. The sides are raised panels and detailed with carved panels on the top. The cabinet rest upon carved mask feet. There are three shelves behind the two doors which each shelf is adjustable providing ample storage. The key is present. Circa date 1870. Purchased in France.