Trumeaux Louis XVI, 1770 1790, from England
Period: 1770 1790
Style: Louis XVI
Description: Beautiful Louis XVI trumeaux in perfect condition. Made in the late eighteenth century. Perfect proportions, straight and symmetrical lines. Solid oak wood frame.
Complex mobile consisting of three essential parts. A small drawer in the lower part, a folding top to form the central writing desk and a raised door above rare doors, is generally found in the place of the two doors a small display cabinet per day. The upper cimasa consists of two simple scrolls framing the central plume. In detail, the lower part has drawers with a decreasing trend as you go up according to the usual English tradition, and the side handles. The whole piece of furniture is in briar of strong visual impact that gives the impression of decorativeness in contrast with the simplicity of the volumes also defined by a light wood thread that geometrically frames all the elements of the trumeaux. The internal structure of the piece of furniture is also complex, in particular the folding top becomes a desk thanks to the concealed horizontal supports. Foldable inside it protects numerous drawers and paper holders in addition to a secret compartment that corresponds on the front to the fake upper central drawer. The riser in turn contains numerous drawers and objects. The cabinet, in addition to being exceptional from an aesthetic point of view it is also from a structural point of view, the oak was also used for the bottoms of drawers and for the complex structure behind the desk and the riser.
The piece of furniture can be divided into two parts for a simpler transport and is composed of a chest of drawers and a desk at the bottom and a raised door at the top.
The furniture is in the first patina and has never been restored. Free of wood insects.
Length: 101 cm
Width: 60 cm
Height: 248 cm