The Louis XV desk is a work cabinet, which resembles a table on which one writes, usually it has drawers for the storage of documents. It is distinguished by these crowbar feet with a shape often ending with gilded bronze hooves. Some models have a Baroque-inspired rockery décor with graceful curves and hectic counter-curves forming asymmetrical...
The Louis XV desk is a work cabinet, which resembles a table on which one writes, usually it has drawers for the storage of documents. It is distinguished by these crowbar feet with a shape often ending with gilded bronze hooves. Some models have a Baroque-inspired rockery décor with graceful curves and hectic counter-curves forming asymmetrical decorative patterns. Very daring for the time, Louis 15 furniture is often described as "feminine", because of its claimed lightness and its woodwork painted in a pastel tone. This is the style that followed the Regency style, a style that made the transition between Louis XIV and Louis XV, sometimes we also speak of regency style.
When you like stylish furniture, you sometimes tend to get carried away. Indeed, the Louis XV desk comes in many forms. From the classic model to the happiness-of-the-day, the dimensions of this antique furniture lend themselves to all uses. Resting on curved legs and a hectic belt, the furnishings of this period are often decorated with marquetry and gilded and chiseled bronzes characteristic of the Louis XV style.
If you hesitate between several models, choose the one that will have the most beautiful visual impact in your interior and forget the others. You must also master the meeting of the old and the modern. If you want to highlight your Louis XV furniture, the ideal is to have only one copy per piece. Thanks to this unique furniture, your decoration will gain in singularity. For example, you can choose a Minister's desk to decorate your living room. With a look reminiscent of the Louis XIV era, this antique piece of furniture is singularly decorated with bronzes. It is also famous for its very curved contours. Most often, this type of work table is characterized by a cardboard maker that will be used to classify your papers. In addition to the minister model, there are also flat models that are smaller that are called lady's desk, which often opens with two drawers.
This type of desk is ideal for a workspace that requires a large flat surface. Its top is usually provided with a wooden perimeter with in its center a leather underhand, its trim is in gilded bronze is very worked, the feet often end with bronze hooves, the species that compose it are often precious and exotic woods, such as rosewood, blond mahogany, violet wood, or elm. The flat desk usually has one to three drawers that open on its facade, it is also called lawyer's or minister's desk, because it imposes by its prestige.
The secretary Louis XV comes in several forms, the best known and the secretary right, it opens on its facade by a flap that turns into a writing cabinet, high furniture it allows a saving of space. In a different style, but both practical and very aesthetic, the donkey back desk, it is a small period of desk in marquetry, it invites itself into the bedrooms thus giving a classic side to the room. Also known as the slope desk, this one is very characteristic of the Louis XV style. With or without a box, it can be recognized by its edged flap closing at 45 degrees and serving as a writing board once opened. For the most elegant work furniture, opt for the Louis XV cylinder desk, also known as the cylinder secretary. It is a kind of slope writing board whose cylinder-shaped lid consists of wooden slats glued to a canvas, its opening reveals the writing board and small drawers in precious wood. It will go perfectly with a Louis XV armchair. Our store offers for sale a reproduction of the king's desk, this piece of furniture ordered by Louis XV in 1760 is visible in the Palace of Versailles.
The Louis XV transformation or Capuchin office will blend perfectly into the décor of your library. It has a movable tray showing a bleacher that contributes particularly to the relaxed atmosphere of this room.
For you ladies, the happiness of the day, this small women's furniture with steps, will not leave you indifferent. Dedicated in the first place to writing, this piece of furniture can be used in different ways depending on where you place it. Installed in the living room, it will serve as a storage unit and secretary. In the room you can use it as a rag picker or dressing table.
Our antique furnishing reproduction store offers a wide choice, whether it is a small Louis XV desk with floral decorations, or a minister-style desk, you will find the furniture adapted to your space. Your Louis XV desk will be delivered to you quickly, no assembly is necessary the furniture is delivered in one piece.Less
While its size allows it to be placed in the smallest spaces, its curved shape leaves an important work surface.
Louis XV writing desk in rosewood marquetry and mahogany blond, a shelf on the front, with a central dovetail drawer, varnish applied to the stamp.
Large Louis XV desk Boulle style, with many storage drawers.
Large Louis XV desk with a light wood marquetry in elm burl, and gilded bronzes.
Office furniture space saving inlaid with drawers.
Large Louis XV desk Boulle marquetry, with an ornamentation of gilded bronzes with an inlay done in the old.
Louis XV desk in elm magnifying glass, opening in front by three tirors.
Louis XV style desk rosewood and mahogany, opening in front by three drawers.
Office in style orme loupe Charles X with feet in the shape of lyres.
Space saving desk, decorated with burl and maple burl marquetry, it opens with small drawers and a flap.
Furniture saves space, it settles in all rooms of the house, even in the smallest, its flap opens to make way for a writing room and storage.
Louis XV-style flat desk in rosewood marquetry on a beech wood structure.
Grand office Louis XV minister style 167 cm long inlaid rosewood, opening with three drawers.
Secretary Louis XV in rosewood marquetry opening with a flap, with a secret.
Louis XV style office decorated with a walnut magnifying glass markerie, on a beech wood structure.
Louis XV desk black Boulle style, beech wood and ornaments in gilded bronze.
Louis XV style desk made on a structure in Asian Mahogany wood, inlaid rosewood, mahogany blond, amaranth and boxwood.
Louis XV style furniture decorated with a rosewood marquetry and flower-adorned amaranth, opening with five drawers.
Louis XV desk black mahogany wood lacquered black, with a marquetry boulle.
Bureau Louis XV realized on a beech structure with a rosewood marquetry, mahogany blond and amaranth.
Office Louis XV in rosewood marquetry and Walnut magnifying glass, opening in front by three drawers.
Cylinder style office furniture, with plenty of storage space.
Office with a richly decorated inlay and bronzes in ornamentation.