A French Directoire period walnut bedside table from the 18th century with three drawers, tapered legs and brass hardware. Steeped in the elegance of French Directoire design, this "table de chevet" or bedside table, originating from the 18th century, is a timeless exemplar of craftsmanship. Fashioned from rich walnut, the table exudes a warmth amplified by the gleam of its brass hardware. Its rectangular top, embraced on three sides by a gentle raised frame, evokes an intimate sophistication, ensuring prized belongings are securely housed.
Beneath the top lies a trio of drawers, each seamlessly melding into the design while providing ample storage for nighttime essentials. Elegant tapered legs ground the piece, bestowing it with an airy presence despite its solid construction.
Although traditionally a bedside companion, its versatile design allows this French table to be more than just a bedroom adornment. Imagine it as an end table in a living room, where it not only offers storage but serves as a testament to classic European aesthetics. Or even in a foyer, greeting guests with its understated grace.
Place of Origin: France
Period: 18th Century
Dimensions: 17"W x 13.25"D x 29.75"H
Inventory Number: YY123