French Louis XVI Style Inlaid Secretary

French Louis XVI-style (19th Century) parquetry inlaid drop front secretary abattant with gilt bronze trim and ring hands with 4 drawers below a fitted interior with a leather writing surface
ITEM #
PPF183
WIDTH
35.0"
STYLE
French Louis XVI
DEPTH
16.5"
COLOR
Brown
HEIGHT
60.0"
CATEGORY
Furniture > Cabinets Case Goods > Cabinets
$20,000
In Stock
Qty: 1

French Louis XVI Style Inlaid Secretary

In Stock
$20,000
Quantity: 1
French Louis XVI-style (19th Century) parquetry inlaid drop front secretary abattant with gilt bronze trim and ring hands with 4 drawers below a fitted interior with a leather writing surface
ITEM #
PPF183
WIDTH
35.0"
DEPTH
16.5"
HEIGHT
60.0"
STYLE
French Louis XVI
COLOR
Brown
Category
Furniture > Cabinets Case Goods > Cabinets
Louis XVI

Louis XVI

King Louis-Auguste reigned in France between 1774 to 1793. The Louis XVI style was a return to classicism looking to Greek and Roman culture for inspiration. Characteristics of this style were architectural ornamentation, classic symmetry, geometric marquetry,decorative escutcheons, small mechanized elements, and the predominant use of mahogany with linear gilt bronze mounts that emphasized veneers. Decorative motifs such as garland swags, horns of plenty, vasiform shapes, olive leaves, and cone finials were common and often referencing historical styles.

Parquetry

Parquetry

Parquetry is a form of geometric mosaic composed of pieces of wood. The wooden pieces are typically different kinds and colors. This method is used to decorate floors, furniture, boxes, and other decorative objects.

Louis XVI

Louis XVI

King Louis-Auguste reigned in France between 1774 to 1793. The Louis XVI style was a return to classicism looking to Greek and Roman culture for inspiration. Characteristics of this style were architectural ornamentation, classic symmetry, geometric marquetry,decorative escutcheons, small mechanized elements, and the predominant use of mahogany with linear gilt bronze mounts that emphasized veneers. Decorative motifs such as garland swags, horns of plenty, vasiform shapes, olive leaves, and cone finials were common and often referencing historical styles.

Parquetry

Parquetry

Parquetry is a form of geometric mosaic composed of pieces of wood. The wooden pieces are typically different kinds and colors. This method is used to decorate floors, furniture, boxes, and other decorative objects.

Louis XVI

Louis XVI

King Louis-Auguste reigned in France between 1774 to 1793. The Louis XVI style was a return to classicism looking to Greek and Roman culture for inspiration. Characteristics of this style were architectural ornamentation, classic symmetry, geometric marquetry,decorative escutcheons, small mechanized elements, and the predominant use of mahogany with linear gilt bronze mounts that emphasized veneers. Decorative motifs such as garland swags, horns of plenty, vasiform shapes, olive leaves, and cone finials were common and often referencing historical styles.

Parquetry

Parquetry

Parquetry is a form of geometric mosaic composed of pieces of wood. The wooden pieces are typically different kinds and colors. This method is used to decorate floors, furniture, boxes, and other decorative objects.

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