19th Century Country French Provincial Farmhouse Walnut and Oak Dough Bin Table
Monumental 19th-century country French provincial dough bin table from Provence, France. The top is beautifully handcrafted from solid walnut featuring 6.25 feet long rectangular plank top with breadboard ends constructed with tenon and mortise joints. The tops showcases naturally aged rustic patina on the finish with rich walnut grains. The large top slides left and right reveal a spacious storage bin. This type of storage petrin style table was once used to make the bread dough mix in the bin, then removed and kneaded on the tabletop. The top was also used to iron clothes. The base of the petrin is crafted from solid oak wood featuring 2 inch exposed dovetail joinery and wood peg dowels. This storage table is supported by a heavy stand with thick tapered legs constructed with wooden pegs. Solid and stable with excellent joinery and craftsmanship with a Classic French provincial profile.
- Origin: Provence, France
- Dimensions: W 75" x D 31.25" x H 29.5"
- Condition: Good, minor wear consistent with age and use. Excellent joinery and craftsmanship with age-appropriate wear. Aged, rustic patina on the finish as seen in photos. Natural age splits in the wood.