A French Louis XVI style writing desk from circa 1890 with scrollwork carved apron, painted finish and fluted legs. Immerse yourself in the elegance of the Belle Époque with this exquisite French Louis XVI style writing desk from circa 1890, a piece that harmoniously blends classic design with artistic finesse. This desk, with its intricately carved scrollwork apron, sophisticated painted finish, and gracefully fluted legs, is a testament to the refined aesthetics and meticulous craftsmanship of the era.
The desk's top is a vision in cool gray with subtle blue tones, creating a serene and inviting workspace. This tranquil hue contrasts beautifully with the body's mostly cream finish, adding depth and a sense of refined elegance. The scrollwork carved apron is a masterpiece of detail, adding a layer of ornate beauty and complexity to the desk's silhouette. Fluted legs, a hallmark of Louis XVI style, provide sturdy support while enhancing the desk's graceful lines and classical charm.
In a contemporary home, this writing desk serves as a functional and decorative piece. It's perfect for a study or home office, offering a stylish and inspiring space for writing, reading, or creative pursuits. The desk's timeless design and subtle color palette make it a versatile addition to any interior, adding a touch of 19th-century French sophistication to your space. Whether used for practical tasks or as a statement piece, this Louis XVI style desk brings a sense of history, elegance, and refinement to your home.
Place of Origin: France
Period: 19th Century
Dimensions: 33.5"W x 21.7"D x 28.75"H
Inventory Number: YY228