1700-1725 French-Canadian Buffet at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal - A buffet like this would have been used for storage in the main living/dining part of the house, likely with the cupboards and drawers being used to hold cutlery, dishes and other things someone would need while eating. Note the use of diamond-shaped panels in the decoration - a design element that lasted in Canada far longer than it did in France, which again lent French-Canadian furniture a slightly rustic…

French-Canadian Buffet at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal…

1650 French-Canadian Chest at the Canadian Museum of Civilization, Gatineau

1650 French-Canadian Chest at the Canadian Museum of Civilization, Gatineau

FRENCH-CANADIAN KITCHEN CABINET - Two part wood

Seattle Antique and Fine Art Auction House, Antique Mall, Retail Stores, Classic Autos, Estate Auction and Weekly Auction House.

E.-J. Massicotte, Le retour de la messe de minuit, 1919.

Artist: Massicotte, Edmond-J., Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. -------- Links to a good podcast for Americans of French-Canadian descent.

M.M. Chaplin, Habitants en chemin vers le marché de Noël, 1842.

M.M. Chaplin, Habitants en chemin vers le marché de Noël, 1842.

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