the shape, the weight, the solidity, the shelf, the carving detail, the legs. Classic scallop shell motif and canné (split cane ) shelf
Found in UK but feels French to me.
Wait and see what I do with this!!
Then we have this old oak barley twist plant stand, or plinth (socle) for a sculpture (my use here in France ) Will not be painted, I will have a mix of polished wood and painted pieces at the house. This is how it would be and should be
And my metal patère crochets (coat hooks) for cloaks cupboard in hall; from maisonsdumonde