19th Century French Renaissance Hall Bench ~ Sofa Table

2004-912139 (Click to Inquire About This Item)

35.5H x 47.5W x 16D; seat 18H

Location: Dallas

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19th Century French Renaissance Hall Bench ~ Sofa Table is an intriguing and ingenious multi-purpose piece that will endear itself to your family's hearts!  In its Hall Bench configuration it will serve admirably to provide a little extra seating in the entryway, hall, stairwell landing, or anywhere else a relatively shallow seat will work.  With the seat tilted up, it becomes a trunk configuration and serves just as well for storage.  The most interesting configuration occurs when one tilts the seatback to a horizontal position which converts it to a hall table, sofa table or console!  Anticipating the latter configuration, the artisans carved both sides of the seatback/table top for visual appeal no matter its position.  Lavish carvings appear on the front facade, with complementary carvings on each side for a truly wonderful example of the furniture maker's art!
Circa 1850s
Measures 35.5H x 47.5W x 16D; seat 18H.  Configured as a table, it is 30.5H