Louis XIII Petrin French Antique from the 17th century
Louis XIII Petrin French Antique from the 17th century

Louis XIII Petrin French Antique from the 17th century

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This antique French Louis XIII chest, or petrin, is a rare find in excellent condition. Originally used as a proofing chamber for bread with the surface used to knead. It was also used as a hope, or blanket chest, by French farm girls whose family could not afford the more expensive marriage armoire. Normally a family heirloom passed from generation to generation. Top lifts off and chest may be removed from legs. Beautifully hand pegged. A spectacular blanket chest for the master suite or guest room.

France C 1680 W:22 H:30" L:41" Condition: Very good. Commensurate with age- rubs, small nicks Please inspect photos.

Louis XIII Petrin French Antique from the 17th century
Louis XIII Petrin French Antique from the 17th century
Louis XIII Petrin French Antique from the 17th century
Louis XIII Petrin French Antique from the 17th century
Louis XIII Petrin French Antique from the 17th century
Louis XIII Petrin French Antique from the 17th century
Louis XIII Petrin French Antique from the 17th century
Louis XIII Petrin French Antique from the 17th century
Louis XIII Petrin French Antique from the 17th century