Antique French Carved Oak Wall Shelf Coat Plate Hat Rack Renaissance Breton

Antique French Carved Oak Wall Shelf Coat Plate Hat Rack Bookshelf Breton

~Direct from France~

A very unique, custom antique wall shelf & hanging rack!

~Wide CARVED center panel with unbelievable details, I LOVE the carved French "Breton" figure head in the center recessed panel~

~This definitely have more architectural elements than most of the shelves we see nowadays, and it is quite older - indeed a rare find !~

~Notice the upper shelf is very deep (9") with some serious room for books and decoratives !~

~FIVE brass figural hooks for coats, hats, umbrellas or seasonal wreaths~

~Lovely dark finish~

~ c1880 ~

As always, for those interested in comparing styles, I do have a variety of antique European wall shelves and racks listed and in my eBay store.

A BIT OF HISTORY~~In England, Belgium and across Europe, these shelves were originally used as a "kitchen shelf" with copper pots and pans being hung from the hooks. In today's home or office, decorators are using these statement pieces in ANY room, with collectibles or home décor on the top shelf, perhaps towel storage in a guest bathroom, as a foyer or hall piece with coats and canes hung on the hooks... .ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES!!

Measurements:

24.5"ht. x 38" x 9"depth;

(The height is 27.5
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