3 salvaged wooden bifold shutters early 19th-century 114¼" x 28¼"

SKU: 18409

US$3,192
Salvaged from a chateau in south west France, these three oak bifold shutters date from the 1820s. These could be displayed as art, transformed into a screen or used as a rustic headboard.

Woodworm has been treated and ongoing treatment with a suitable product may be required. This is typical of wooden furniture of this age.

Shutters have been a distinctive feature of French architecture for centuries, serving both functional and aesthetic purposes. Originating in the medieval period, wooden shutters were initially used to provide protection from the elements and enhance security. By the 17th and 18th centuries, shutters became more refined and decorative, reflecting the architectural styles of the time, such as those seen in rural cottages and grand urban townhouses. In the 19th century, shutters became widespread across France, particularly in Provence and other southern regions, where they helped to keep homes cool by blocking out the intense sunlight while still allowing ventilation. Typically made from wood and later metal, shutters were often painted in regional colors, adding to the charm and character of French homes.

Condition and wear consistent with age and use.
Each measures 114¼" high x 28¼" x 1¼"
Each measures 290cm high x 72cm x 3cm

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