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Louis XV Ladies writing desk «Vielet»

Louis XV Ladies writing desk «Vielet»

N° 0103

Veneered writing desk combining scroll top and a fold down door to offer a confortable leather covered work surface. Includes 1 large bottom drawer, 3 small superior and 3 interior drawers. Elaborate floral marquetry and gilt bronze embellishment.

Dimensions : Height : 42 inchWidth : 31 inchDepth : 22 inch
Height : 108 cmWidth : 80 cmDepth : 57 cm

Focus on history - The Montgolfier brothers chair

16 January 2019

Focus on history - The Montgolfier brothers chair

On the 21st November 1783, Pilates de Roziers and the Marquis of Arlande voyaged from the "Chateau de la Muette" on the West side of Paris to the "Butte aux Cailles" on the South side. The 9km trip, performed in a Montgolfier brothers hot air balloon, marked the realisation of one of mankinds oldest dreams, to fly like a bird. The importance of the event for the population of France was tremendous...