A French Louis XV period walnut slant front secretary from the 18th century with buffet in the lower section. Step into the world of regal elegance with this French Louis XV period walnut slant front secretary from the 18th century, a masterpiece that flawlessly blends the sophistication of a desk with the practicality of a buffet. Crafted from rich walnut, this piece is a testament to the exquisite craftsmanship and ornate style of its era.
The desk's slant front elegantly opens to reveal multiple inner drawers, thoughtfully arranged on two layers in a gracefully curving, sinuous manner. This unique configuration offers not only convenient storage but also an intriguing visual display, reflecting the refined design sensibilities of the Louis XV period. Below, the buffet section commands attention with its two doors, each adorned with beautifully carved panels that open to an inner shelf, perfect for storing larger items or displaying cherished collectibles.
The secretary's design is completed with a delicately scalloped skirt at the bottom and intricately scrolling feet in the front, balanced by straight feet in the back. These details add a touch of grace and fluidity to the piece's sturdy silhouette.
In a contemporary home, this Louis XV period secretary serves as a focal point in a study, living room, or hallway, offering a luxurious writing space and additional storage within the buffet. The desk's historical charm and rich walnut finish make it a timeless addition to any interior, blending seamlessly with both classic and modern decors while adding a touch of 18th-century French grandeur to your space.
Place of Origin: France
Period: 18th Century
Dimensions: 53"W x 27.5"D x 37.7"H
Inventory Number: XX342