Antique French 6ft Breton Pine Box Settle Bench (Circa 1860)
Here is an example of a lovely rustic antique 6ft northern French provincial pine & cherry box settle bench, circa 1860.
• Item Box Settle
• Circa 1860
• Period 2nd Empire
• Wood Pine & Cherry Wood
• 6ft wide
• Provenance Breton area, northern France
• Country piece
• Intricate splat back
• Straight cherry legs
• Pegged construction
• Lift up hinged lid
• Two internal storage areas inside
• Original hinges
• Original polish
• Ideal for the kitchen / hallway
• Excellent colour & patination
• Excellent quality
• Very sturdy
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Here is an example of a lovely rustic antique 6ft northern French provincial pine & cherry box settle bench, circa 1860. We understand that this country bench originates from the Breton region of Northern France. It features a pegged construction method to the frame, which terminates in a central shaped pediment. The back of the bench features intricate shaped vertical splats connected to horizontal bars. The frame of the box settle is constructed of pine and the legs of cherry wood. The box section features pretty reeded frame to the seat and sides. The box settles boasts a lift up, on its original hinges, to reveal an interior storage box, which is ideal for storing shoes etc.
The box settle features a rich dark country pine colour. As it boasts the original polish, it has a fantastic colour and patination this can only be achieved through age and years of care and cleaning it has received.
This item would look superb in a variety of rooms from the hallway to the kitchen or dining room. This item would certainly grace any home and a great investment, as they are an extremely functional. So don’t miss out your chance to own a lovely piece of furniture.
External Height = 93cm or 36½” or 3ft 0½”
External Width = 184cm or 72½” or 6ft 0½”
External Depth = 40.5cm or 16” or 1ft 5”
Seat Height = 53.5cm or 21” or 1ft 9”
Seat Depth = 36.3cm or 14¼” or 1ft 2¼”