Important Louis XIV Buffet Cabinet

A magnificent and very rare early 18th century two door marquetry cabinet, retaining the original mottled marble top and veneered throughout in fine and highly figured woods of walnut, burr elm and kingwood, the two doors opening to a oak lined interior revealing the oak carcass, the whole raised on bracket feet.

Height (35inches) 89.00cm
Width (46 1/2inches) 118.00cm
Depth (29inches) 73.00cm

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Important Louis XIV Buffet Cabinet

Kingwood is a classic furniture wood, almost exclusively used for inlays on very fine furniture. It was the most expensive wood in general use for furniture making in the seventeenth century, at which time it was known as princes wood.