Antique Louis XIV Writing Table

2304-29358 (Click to Inquire About This Item)

Location: Dallas

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Indispensable to any self-respecting family, writing tables allowed its inhabitants a convenient place to jot down notes, correspondence and prose when time permitted. This example, rendered from dense, old-growth French white oak, features classic Louis XIV-inspired adornment in the carved apron all around with acanthus rosettes on each cornerpost, making it perfect for placement away from the walls. Turned legs and stretchers provide stylish support.
Ideal as a 21st century compact desk!
Circa 1870s.
Measures 32 x 47.5 x 27.