French Buffet Deux Corps. 19th century. Painted for Fleet Gallery by Mellisa White

Tuesday, March 7, 2023
french buffet deux corps 19th century painted for fleet gallery by mellisa white

Painted by Mellisa White for Fleet Gallery.

Four shelves and two drawers.

Monochromatic fish scales entirely cover all three sides whilst the inside is painted red ochre. The semi-scallops are stenciled in three shades of grey on a white background and a dark grey shelf divides the top and bottom.

Distressing and waxing was a joy as the buffet's old layers of paint and texture merged with my new brushwork. A final buff brings the patina to life.

A truly unique cupboard.