Louis XV Style Cabinet with Secretary, France 19th century
Introducing a truly exceptional Louis XV style cabinet with a hidden writing desk. This exquisite piece of furniture showcases a captivating combination of rosewood, kingwood, and mahogany block marquetry, creating a visually stunning display. Adorning the cabinet are exquisite bronze mounts, adding a touch of opulence and elegance. What makes this cabinet truly remarkable is its hidden writing desk. Cleverly concealed within its beautifully crafted exterior, this functional feature offers a discreet workspace that can be easily accessed when needed.
The combination of practicality and artistic craftsmanship makes this cabinet a rare find. The intricate block marquetry, featuring rosewood, kingwood, and mahogany, showcases the masterful skill and attention to detail of the craftsmen involved in its creation. The contrasting wood tones and patterns create a visually dynamic and luxurious appearance.
Every detail of this unique cabinet has been carefully considered, from the choice of materials to the placement of the bronze mounts. It is a testament to the artistry and dedication of the artisans who crafted it. This extraordinary piece is a treasure for collectors, art enthusiasts, and those who appreciate the beauty of finely crafted furniture. Whether used as a functional writing desk or admired as a work of art, this cabinet is sure to become a focal point in any interior space.
It measures Height: 63 in (160.02 cm), Width: 32 in (81.28 cm), Depth: 15 in (38.1 cm). It comes in overall good unrestored condition with some veneer cracks.