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19th Century Fruitwood Bonnetiere

$9,800

A Bonnetiere is a one-door cabinet and a half-height shelf, also called a dressing-case. This regional furniture is very often made of natural wood, and rarely painted; It's use was intended for the storage of bonnets and head-dresses, which were placed on a head of wood called marotte or sidonie.  It became fashionable during the 20th century with the development of country houses. 

This piece consists of one door with three shelves, supported by cabriole legs and features a carved marguerite or daisy emblem

Height  239cm x Depth 64cm ( not including the depth of the pedemont at the top Length 97cm

 

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