Breton Bonnetiere Garde-Manger c1910

Breton Bonnetiere Garde-Manger c1910

Code: 10570


W: 99cm (39")H: 206cm (81.1")D: 63cm (24.8")


Breton bonnetiere or garde-manger 'food safe' c1910
from the north western region of Concarneau
Hand carved bleached chestnut
The fretted door panels designed to keep the food store cupboard cool.
Wonderful naive folk detail of flowers, birds and fruit
The front decorated with the traditional brass stud detail.
Designed to catch the candlelight in the dark Brittany cottage interiors