Renaissance/Gothic Buffets

The antique buffet in the Renaissance or Gothic style deserves its own category due to the special nature of the style. Since the first millennium these two styles have held their own longer than any other and still inspire antique buffet aficionados.

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19th Century French Renaissance Hunt Vaisselier Buffet

19th Century French Renaissance Hunt Vaisselier Buffet was artistically sculpted to celebrate the bounty of the earth, and perform a display, serving and storage function in the bargain!  The heraldic crest reigns atop the scrolled crown, embellished with wildflowers, shell, peach, pomegranate and grapes, all in glorious full relief.  The crown rests atop...
$4,980
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19th Century French Henri II White Washed Walnut Buffet

Rendered in sumptuous French walnut with hand-carved embellishment to match, this 19th Century French Henri II White Washed Walnut Buffet features a three-door design that makes it a perfect platform for entertaining of any kind!  Gadrooned drawer facade is punctuated by cast bronze pulls and carved lions' heads corbels with tapered & fluted columns...
$5,980
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Antique Spanish Renaissance Raised Buffet ~ Bar

Antique Spanish Renaissance Raised Buffet ~ Bar will make a wonderful addition to your entertaining room!  Raised up on boldly scrolled and carved legs tipped with lions' paws, the legs are also connected with scrolled wrought iron stretchers.  The cabinet consists of two doors surrounded by pilasters on the corners, a gloriously carved center stile, and...
$2,980
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19th Century Italian Gothic Walnut Buffet with Painted...

This handsome 19th Century Italian Gothic Painted Buffet ~ Cabinet was hand-crafted from solid walnut, then given a gilded and painted finish and finally lavished with brass hinges and keyguards for a truly unique look!  Intricate Gothic motifs appear between the painted images of lords and ladies on the facade, with Gothic columns on the top corners set...
$4,450
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Antique Renaissance Two-Tiered Buffet

Antique Renaissance Two-Tiered Buffet makes a great cabinet for the library, office, entertainment area, or any masculine decor!  Hand-crafted to last for generations, it features an upper tier with cabinet and spacious lower buffet with two drawers and doors that open to a capacious interior.  Carved embellishments include fully laden grapevines across...
$1,980
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Pair Rustic Vintage Corner Wine Cabinets ~ Vitrines

Pair Rustic Vintage Corner Wine Cabinets ~ Vitrines are perfect for your entertainment room!  Situated in adjacent corners, you can take advantage of otherwise dead space and create a charming Old World effect that serves a great purpose!  Use them to store your favorite adult beverages, or simply as general storage in style.  Forged strap hinges support...
$4,980
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19th Century French Renaissance Buffet with Carved...

19th Century French Renaissance Buffet with Carved Backsplash is a truly breathtaking work of the sculptor's art!  The generously sized buffet is topped with a backsplash fitted with five carved panels set in carved frameworks and flanked by pairs of carved columns which support the overhanging crown with carved apron.  Demilune gadrooning encircles the...
$5,980
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Mid-Century Italian Carved Walnut Buffet

Mid-Century Italian Carved Walnut Buffet features burl panels on the doors, with finely carved cornerposts, molding around the burl panels, and lion's paw feet for a wonderful masculine effect.  Doors open to reveal concealed superb built in drawers that add the next level of convenience and style!  Carved embellishments include stylized urn, foliate and...
$2,980
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19th Century French Henri II Console

19th Century French Henri II Console is a timeless example of the ultimate refinement of the Renaissance and Classical styles, blended together for a striking architectural presence.  Rendered from solid old-growth oak, it features a boldly molded upper tier with full width drawer and sides carved with full gadrooning, and centered with a cast bronze bale...
$2,480
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Pair 19th Century French Neoclassical Consoles ~...

Pair 19th Century French Neoclassical Consoles ~ Dessert Buffets are a superlative blend of classical architecture inspired by the ancient masters of design of Greece and Rome, blended with embellishment that was a product of the fertile artistic minds of the Renaissance!  Large carved bun feet provide support below, upon which two tiers of contoured...
$6,980
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Pair Stunning French Renaissance Revival Sculpted Buffets

Pair Stunning French Renaissance Revival Sculpted Buffets is a monuments to the furniture maker's art!  Commissioned for a lovely chateau, each is captivating in its uniqueness.  The scientific instruments embedded in the lavish carved crowns above the display shelf measure temperature and barometric pressure, ideal during the days before 24 hour weather...
$19,800
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19th Century Renaissance Stripped Oak Hunt Bookcase

19th Century Renaissance Stripped Oak Hunt Bookcase represents the essence of the genre!  Hand-sculpted from dense, old-growth quarter-sawn oak to last for centuries, it features a boldly arched crown centered with an heraldic crest above, supported by barley twist columns, one clockwise and the other counter-clockwise, which lead the eye past the large...
$8,900
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Antique French Renaissance Raised Buffet

Antique French Renaissance Raised Buffet was hand-carved from solid oak to last for generations!  The spacious top provides ample display and serving space, but the facade below steals the show.  Three finely carved drawers with stylized foliates and scrollwork, centered with wrought iron pendant pulls, are defined by four carved corbels.  Underneath...
$4,980
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19th Century Gothic Counter Base ~ Island

19th Century Gothic Counter Base ~ Island was crafted from solid oak, and features an open design that will lend an airy look to your installation!  Perfect for creating an island or counter surface, especially in a commercial application, it can be topped with your choice of surface such as glass, marble, granite or even wood.Circa 1850sMeasures 35H x...
$3,700
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Early 19th Century French Renaissance Buffet

Early 19th Century French Renaissance Buffet is a splendid example of fine cabinetry using techniques and tools that date back centuries ago!  The entire facade is a work of art, but examining it section by section is required to fully appreciate the artistry.  The upper tier features a half-bull molded edge underneath which appears intricately carved egg...
$3,400
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Pair 19th Century French Henri II Walnut Buffets

Pair 19th Century French Henri II Walnut Buffets are excellent examples of the style, which blends stately neoclassical architecture with stylized naturalistic embellishment for a distinctively French look!  Hand-carved from select, sumptuous French walnut, each features a boldly molded top tier accented by three corbels, the outermost of which are carved...
$5,980
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19th Century French Renaissance Revival Period Buffet

19th Century French Renaissance Revival Period Buffet is a splendid example of the genre, executed in old-growth white oak to last for centuries!  The boldly molded top overlooks an upper tier with two bold relief carvings of lions' heads serving as the drawer pulls, each flanked by avian and foliate bas relief.  Between the drawers and on each cornerpost...
$2,980
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19th Century Renaissance Revival Buffet ~ Vaisselier

19th Century Renaissance Revival Buffet ~ Vaisselier is a masterpiece of the wood sculptor's art!  Designed to provide display, serving space and storage, it is a visual feast from the crown above the top shelf to the base molding near the floor.  The crown consists of three distinct tiers of ornamentation, with the lower centered with a heart that is...
$4,980
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Reproduction Rustic Painted Neo-Gothic Buffet

Rustic Painted Neo-Gothic Buffet is a wonderful reproduction piece from Indonesia that possesses the qualities of many of our antiques with solid wood construction and classic, timeless style!  What appears to be five drawers is actually only three across the top, with three cabinets below featuring very subtle neo-gothic styling, enhanced by the slightly...
$2,800
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19th Century French Renaissance Buffet with Rounded Sides

19th Century French Renaissance Buffet with Rounded Sides was rendered from solid oak to last for centuries!  Although the design includes column pediments which on paper make the 23.5" depth look inordinately large, the rounded sides mitigate the impact on the traffic flow.  Classical architecture includes the aforementioned columns which are tapered and...
$6,980
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Antique French Gothic Raised Cabinet ~ Buffet

Antique French Gothic Raised Cabinet ~ Buffet is the ideal choice for storage, style and even as a platform for a huge flat panel TV!  Hand-crafted from solid oak, it features Gothic architecture that has remained popular since the 12th century.  Three drawers with carved embellishments appear above a full-width lower display shelf supported by a...
$3,780
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19th Century French Renaissance Barley Twist Dessert...

19th Century French Renaissance Barley Twist Dessert Buffet is an intriguing piece that represents a brief period in French history wherein marble tops were eschewed in favor of wood.  However, marble could not be denied as the superior surface for serving cheeses and chilled desserts, as the natural coolness of the stone kept the foods cool longer. ...
$3,400
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19th Century French Renaissance 4 Door Marble Top Buffet

This unusual 19th Century French Renaissance 4 Door Marble Top Buffet features two upper doors above two lower doors to add a component of compartmentalization normally not found in such pieces.  Hand-sculpted from fine walnut, it features twin tiers of barley twist columns on the corners flanking the boldly molded and carved panels on the facade.  A...
$2,950
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Antique French Renaissance Raised Buffet

Antique French Renaissance Raised Buffet was hand-crafted and carved from solid oak and designed to last for generations!  Ideal for any room that needs stylish storage with a masculine bent, it features four finely carved doors mounted with forged iron strap hinges and key guards.  The casework is supported by four carved urn pediments with a full width...
$3,200
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19th Century French Renaissance Walnut Marble Top...

19th Century French Renaissance Walnut Marble Top Raised Buffet is a celebration of the style, with stylized interpretations of naturalistic forms that are truly amazing to behold!  Whimsical Norsemen appear where normally rosettes would be carved flanking each of the three beautifully carved drawers across the top, just underneath the luxuriously veined...
$5,980
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Mid-19th Century Grand French Renaissance Low Buffet...

Mid-19th Century Grand French Renaissance Low Buffet in Stripped Oak is an incredible example of the height of the revival during this important period in French history!  Created from solid, dense, old-growth French white oak, it features a step-back center section and visual excellence from all angles.  Four bounty of the earth pilasters, influenced by...
$6,900
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Mid-19th Century French Renaissance Raised Cabinet

Mid-19th Century French Renaissance Raised Cabinet is a stunning example of the sculptor's art, with amazing detail in abundance from the boldly molded crown to the four finely carved urn pediments that serve as the legs for the piece, connected with a full width, subtly adorned shelf below for additional display.  The apron just above the aforementioned...
$3,750
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Monumental 19th Century French Renaissance Hunt Bookcase

Monumental 19th Century French Renaissance Hunt Bookcase is a master work of the sculptor's art!  From the bold step-front mitered crown to the complementary bold base, it has been lavished with bold relief carvings spanning the spectrum and celebrating the abundant flora and fauna of the European continent.  Four unique rosette carvings appear on the...
$29,800
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19th Century French Gothic Cabinet ~ Bonnetiere

19th Century French Gothic Cabinet ~ Bonnetiere is a marvelous example of the genre, with carved detailing across all three facades!  Geometric patterns appear in a series of three on each side, with cornerposts carved out to reveal a spiral-carved half column with acanthus flourish at the top.  The cornerposts flank the cabinet door which is the gem of...
$3,700
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19th Century French Renaissance Hunt Buffet in...

19th Century French Renaissance Hunt Buffet in Stripped Oak is a more uncommon example of the genre, which usually is expressed with three or four doors, two tiers, and much larger sizes.  This example is more of a typical two door buffet size, making it more space-friendly for smaller rooms, yet ideal for certain placement in larger rooms.  The amazing...
$2,980
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19th Century Monumental Italian Renaissance Walnut...

19th Century Monumental Italian Renaissance Walnut Two-Tiered BuffetThe artistry and architecture of this museum-quality artifact are in a word ~ extraordinary! Sculpted from select Italian walnut, it is punctuated by acanthus plume corbels that rest atop tapered and fluted columns fitted with doric capitals. The upper tier is a continuation of the...
$24,900
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19th Century French Renaissance Hunt Buffet in...

19th Century French Renaissance Hunt Buffet in Stripped Oak is a masterpiece of the wood sculptor's art!  One immediately is drawn to the vivid, lifelike sculptures in glorious full relief of the blessings of a successful fishing venture on the left, a splendid day afield displayed by a snipe on grapevines on the right, and at the very center, a...
$7,900
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Mid-Century Transitional Raised Buffet

Mid-Century Transitional Raised Buffet is an impressive combination of Renaissance and Neoclassical styling!  Hand-crafted from massive planks and timbers of old-growth oak, it stands on two amazingly carved supports below which raise the cabinet up to a very convenient height for access.  Mitered corners are adorned with bold acanthus corbels, and appear...
$3,700
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Antique Gothic Rustic Stripped Buffet

Antique Gothic Rustic Buffet was fashioned from thick timbers of solid oak to last for centuries!  Subtle Gothic influence in the carvings of the panels provides just the right Old World masculine touch, with forged iron strap hinges, pulls and key guards to complete the look.  Capacious storage is revealed behind the yawning cabinet doors and...
$3,900
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19th Century French Walnut Gothic Pedestal ~ Etagere...

19th Century French Walnut Gothic Pedestal ~ Etagere End Table is an unusual specialty piece that doesn't come around very often!  Hand-crafted from sumptuous French walnut, it features three surfaces~ the top  under which lies an apron surround fitted with a drawer accessed with a cast brass bale pull.  Below that is an arched colonnade effect with...
$2,400
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19th Century French Renaissance Hunt Buffet

19th Century French Renaissance Hunt Buffet represents an expression of the glory of creation, the bounty of the earth, and man's artistic achievements ~ in short, a celebration of the Renaissance!  Sculpted from thick planks of old-growth oak, it features three themes, one on each of the three cabinet doors.  One theme represents the bounty of the sea,...
$6,700
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19th Century French Gothic Oak Buffet

19th Century French Gothic Oak Buffet is a marvel of hand-worked craftsmanship and the sculptor's art, all in one piece!  Rendered from old-growth oak, it features linenfold panels on each side, with mitered corners leading the eye to the central focal point of four sculpted relief works depicting what appears to be a knight and three architects or...
$4,980
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19th Century French Neoclassical Console ~ Etagere

19th Century French Neoclassical Console ~ Etagere is the perfect selection for placement in a niche, office, or to complement an otherwise mostly-furnished room.  Providing three surfaces and a drawer for storage, it features tapered columns with matching pilasters on the back wall adorned with fletching motif.  These columns support acanthus plumes...
$2,400
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Antique Italian Baroque Inlaid Walnut Buffet

Antique Italian Baroque Inlaid Walnut Buffet is an expression of the height of artistry during the early 20th century, when such wonderful indigenous woods were still plentiful, and the artisans at the peak of their pinnacle!  Classical architecture abounds in the three-sectioned design, set apart by bold pilasters and highlighted with intricate satinwood...
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19th Century Grand French Gothic Oak Buffet

19th Century Grand French Gothic Oak Buffet was literally designed to last for centuries!  Thick planks of old-growth oak were employed to create the casework and door frames, then the artistry began.  Each of the panels, including those on each side, has been hand-carved with a different Gothic-inspired geometric pattern, with all featuring the classic...

19th Century Italian Walnut Renaissance Marble Top Buffet

19th Century Italian Walnut Renaissance Marble Top Buffet was crafted from solid walnut, and features intricate naturalistic motifs hand-carved in full relief down each corner and across the upper facade.  Diamond panes of stained glass cover the three doors, while it is topped with luxuriously veined marble for the ultimate in opulence.Circa...

19th Century French Walnut Henri II Buffet

19th Century French Walnut Henri II Buffet is a special expression of classical architecture that was revived during the reign of Napoleon III, and features stylized Renaissance-inspired embellishment such as the elaborate heraldic crest form centered on each of the door panels.  The doors are embellished with detailed cast bronze key guards.  A finely...

Mid-19th Century French Renaissance Vitrine ~...

Mid-19th Century French Renaissance Vitrine ~ Confiturier Cabinet is a stellar example of fine sculpture and craftsmanship, and is designed to display your finest collection and heirlooms with the utmost style!  Hand-crafted from dense, old-growth oak, it features a fully gadrooned top edge overlooking the uppermost tier which consists of a full width...

19th Century French Renaissance Hunt Buffet in...

19th Century French Renaissance Hunt Buffet in Stripped Oak is an amazing work of art that also happens to be an incredibly functional buffet!  Designed with rounded sides to create an extremely traffic-friendly footprint, it has been carved and molded across the entire facade creating a visual feast for the eyes from all angles!  The gadrooned top rests...

19th Century French Henri II Petit Buffet ~ Credenza

19th Century French Henri II Petit Buffet ~ Credenza is a fabulous ode to the neoclassical revival that occurred in Europe during the second half of the 19th century.  Tailored architecture set off by fine molded detail permeates the deisgn.  Corbels with fletching accentuate the crown, underneath which appear Doric capitals and fluted pilasters that join...

19th Century French Renaissance Barley Twist Dessert...

19th Century French Renaissance Barley Twist Dessert Buffet is an intriguing piece that represents a brief period in French history wherein marble tops were eschewed in favor of wood.  However, marble could not be denied as the superior surface for serving cheeses and chilled desserts, as the natural coolness of the stone kept the foods cool longer. ...

Grand 19th Century French Renaissance Low Buffet ~...

Grand 19th Century French Renaissance Low Buffet ~ Console is a stunning work of art that glorifies the very definition of the epoch!  The full relief sculpture that appears across the facade is truly breathtaking, and includes a top tier with three drawers consisting of stylized foliates, lions' heads and scrollwork on each side and across the front. ...

19th Century French Renaissance Petit Buffet

19th Century French Renaissance Petit Buffet features stunning classical architecture and amazing sculptures of fruit, oak leaves and ribbon in full relief on the facade.  A brace of tapered and fluted columns with Corinthian capitals are affixed to the outer edge of the doors which are hinged behind to allow unfettered access to the storage within.  Oak...

Antique French Gothic Whitewashed Low Buffet

Antique French Gothic Whitewashed Low Buffet was fashioned from solid oak to last for generations, and features a thick plank top with generous timbers and panels below for sturdy construction joined by pegged mortise & tenons.  The three door panels are carved by hand to depict geometric patterns and linenfolds in relief, and the right door opens to...

PAIR 19th Century French Renaissance Stripped Oak Buffets

PAIR 19th Century French Renaissance Stripped Oak Buffets are a remarkable find!  Produced as "twins", each has been hand-carved so that very subtle differences are evident upon close scrutiny.  The drawer tier is designed as a crown with overhangs on three sides, accented by three busts of noble gentlemen.  The drawers feature gadrooning across the top...

Antique French Renaissance Oak Raised Buffet

Antique French Renaissance Oak Raised Buffet is an ingenious design, lifting up the cabinet level to a much easier access, especially for typically taller 21st century physiques.  Finely turned legs connected with stretchers provide sturdy support and place the three spacious cabinets at a higher level.  The same cabinets are accessed with doors lavishly...

PAIR 19th Century Flemish Renaissance Stripped Oak...

PAIR 19th Century Flemish Renaissance Stripped Oak Bookcases are a wonderfully rare find!  Exceptional artistry abounds from the bold crown moldings to the baseboards, with the touch of the sculptor's art in plain display for all to appreciate.  Three lions' heads with brass rings appear atop the gloriously carved pilasters depicting the bounty of the...

Antique Gothic Shallow Buffet ~ Cabinet

Antique Gothic Shallow Buffet ~ Cabinet was produced in the early years of the 20th century by a company founded by Harmen Pander, who added his sons to the family business.  The firm was known for producing high quality furnishings with unique designs, one of which is this exceptionally shallow cabinet that is less than a foot deep!  Combining three...

19th Century Flemish Renaissance Low Buffet ~ Credenza

19th Century Flemish Renaissance Low Buffet is a great choice for any room, even the family room under a big flat panel TV, or behind the desk as a credenza!  Hand-crafted from solid oak to last for generations, it features intricate geometrically inspired designs in bas relief on the drawer and cabinet door facades, all surrounded by bold molding.  Doors...

19th Century French Renaissance Hunt Confiturier ~ Buffet

19th Century French Renaissance Hunt Confiturier ~ Buffet is a splendid example of sculpture and the furniture maker's craft!  Hand-carved from solid old-growth oak, it features a resplendent facade with intricate foliates on the drawer face culminating in a handle carved into the sculpture.  Flanked by a pair of rectangular rosettes, below which are...

19th Century Flemish Renaissance Marble Top...

19th Century Flemish Renaissance Marble Top Confiturier ~ Cabinet is the perfect choice for a cozy niche, high-traffic area, or anywhere a small but masculine cabinet is desired.  Geometric panels are enhanced by bold molded detail and animal and fruit carvings interspersed on the facade.  A full width drawer and cabinet provide a modicum of storage,...

19th Century French Renaissance Buffet

19th Century French Renaissance Buffet was sculpted from dense, old-growth oak with glorious full relief depictions of the wheat harvest on the left, and the grape harvest on the right.  Such references also alluded to the bread and wine for which France is so famous, and on a spiritual note are symbolic of the Last Supper.  Set upon a brilliantly molded...

Early 19th Century Rustic Gothic Oak Wall Cabinet with...

Early 19th Century Rustic Gothic Oak Wall Cabinet with Wrought Iron has as much charm as a piece three times as large!  Designed to hang on the wall, it features two surfaces inside.  On the outside, a linenfold pattern was carved onto the cabinet door facade, but the intricacies and artistry of the wrought iron steals the show!  The top and bottom strap...

19th Century Hunt Style French Renaissance Buffet -...

This Antique French Hunt Renaissance Buffet - Vaisselier was carved by master French craftsmen in the region around Rouen, and features game from the hunt in glorious full relief on each door panel, complemented by bounty of the earth motifs in abundance on the crown and backsplash supports.  The boldlly molded, mitered cornerposts below have also been...