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Picardy furniture

 

Picardy furniture is made up of functional elements like the specific sideboard, table at bread, "étimier" for the tin pots, draining board, armchair, chairs, cradle. The sideboard is decorated with typical carvings.

 

Vignacourt sideboard

 

vignacourt sideboard

Vignacourt sideboard: is a key element of Picardy furniture with floral patterns.

 

Etimier

Etimier fond plein

"Etimier" : for the tin pots with shelves at full bottom
At the origin, Etimier drainer was used like a dish drainer.
Today, this is a perfect furniture for the entrance with the small depth.

 

Bread box

 

huche pain . huche clair

The bread box

The top of this breadbox is removable,
and a drawer below allow to retrieve bread crumbs easily.
This is the traditional model of Picardy, carved with a rose.

 

Bread table

Bread table

The Picardy bread table is a removable table, the circular plate is folding..
As its name suggests, this piece of furniture was once used for preparing bread.
Today, its folding top makes it a very practical table

 

Chair and armchair

 

Fauteuil

armchair of Picardy are straw seats.

 

Clock

. clock of Picardy

Picardy clock was always placed in the common room. Now, it takes place in the dining room.

 

Shelving with pots

pots barre

"Potière", the french word for a shelving with pots, a mural element used for the suspension of tin pots.

 

Seage

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"Le séage" with 2 doors, 2 drawers and a central open space.

 

Wardrobe

 

Penderie picarde

Picardy wardrobe with one side for the closet, the other part for the shelves.

 

Picardie's dining room

 

Picardy dinning-room

The charm of this double sideboard comes from balanced proportions and carved flowers.

 

Picardy dinning-room