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Furniture - Château de Bourdeilles
Pl. de la Halle, 24310 Bourdeilles in Dordogne, France


All the furniture illustrated below has been hand carved from wood. Styles include Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque.





Paneled door ... Details below:



Griffins flanking a coat of arms that includes fleurs-de-lis



Urns








Top ornament: gadroons  ... Left ornament: guilloches  ... Lower right panel: strapwork



Left panel: guilloches








16th Century - Renaissance style








Details below:


Gothic pointed arch ... Tracery in tympanum ... Center quatrefoil

















Linenfold  design





Tree of Jesse - the genealogical history of Jesus ... 16th Century

 





17th Century chest
 

Leaf-and-dart



Corner  grotesque, including lion's paw foot



Lid:  Leaf-and-dart molding at top of lid ... Egg-and-dart molding at bottom of lid
     Front panel: Acanthus leaves ... Phoenix ... Cartouche at far right ... Gadroons at bottom







Note display case at right ... Illustrated below:


Fluted columns



Fluted columns ...  Scrolling acanthus plants



16th Century Mise au Tombeau du Christ ...  Renaissance religious scene .. At far left and right: Nicodemus and Joseph of Arimathea



Nicodemus









Far left: John the Apostle



Jesus






Bas-reliefs: The Annunciation and The Ascension, 17th Century (Baroque style)


The Ascension


Terminus


The Ascension


The AnnunciationAncone-shaped-prie dieu ... Mary ... Lilies ... Holy Spirit (dove) ... Archangel Michael



The AnnunciationAncone-shaped-prie dieu ... Mary ... Lilies ... Holy Spirit (dove) ... Archangel Michael



Baroque style ... Details below:



Terminus (termini)






Terminus



Angel at top of panel









Lion head







Details below:









Renaissance style buffet  ... 16th Century ... Details below:







Gadroons





 





 

Curved stretcher





Photos and their arrangement © 2015 Chuck LaChiusa
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