19th Century Louis XVI Hand Carved Writing Table

2209-23501 (Click to Inquire About This Item)

29H x 39.5W x 26.5D

Location: Dallas


Amazing and rare hand-carved from dense, old-growth French white oak, this charming table was styled in the manner of Louis XVI, and features bas relief carvings around the entire apron plus a spiral ribbon gadrooning on the top's edge which makes an additional step-out on each corner. Full width drawer adds superb functionality while the gracefully tapered & carved legs provide elegant support.The French writing table made the perfect place for 18th & 19th century homeowners to jot down correspondence or make notes without having to retire to the office. The writing tables became so popular that today they make ideal laptop desks for the 21st Century home office or student's desk.  
Circa 1890.
Measures 29H x 39.5W x 26.5D