Louis XIII Period 1630s Carved Walnut Barley Twist Table with Black Painted Top -- LiL

A French Louis XIII period walnut writing table from circa 1630 with two lateral drawers, barley twist base, black painted top and carved X-Form cross stretcher accented with central finial. Lose yourself in the grandeur of French history with this Louis XIII period walnut writing table. Originating from the early 17th century, around 1630, this antique table flawlessly blends practicality and an aesthetic reminiscent of historical French craftsmanship. The table's construction highlights the exquisite grain of solid walnut wood, its warm, dark and rich hues presenting a striking contrast to the chic black painted tabletop. The refined, minimalist design of the top is contrasted by the intricate barley twist base. A symphony of elegance and sophistication, the twisted design adds a delicate touch of complexity to this time-honored piece. Two lateral drawers offer discreet storage, perfect for maintaining the minimalist aesthetic of your study or living room while offering convenient space for your essentials. Connected by an intricately carved X-form cross stretcher, the table stands proudly on traditional bun feet, enhancing the antique appeal. The centerpiece of the cross stretcher is a meticulously carved finial, a nod to the ornamental elements often found in 17th-century French design. This attention to detail speaks to the skilled craftsmanship that defines this period. This Louis XIII period walnut writing table makes a statement of timeless elegance. Whether you're a fervent antique collector, or simply wish to infuse your workspace with a piece of French history, this writing table is a captivating blend of function and aesthetic intrigue. -- LiL
Place of Origin: France
Period: 17th Century
Dimensions: 41.75"W x 28.75"D x 28.75"H
Inventory Number: XX179
Price: $4,950