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Louis XV Stationary cabinet «Lagnier»

Louis XV Stationary cabinet «Lagnier»

N° 0106

Majestic veneered cabinet with bowed face and sides.
Twin doored lower cabinet containing 3 drawers. Upper door folds down to form leather covered writing desk revealing interior storage space with drawers and a shelf. Marquetry in rosewood and violet with bronze gilt decor.

Dimensions : Height : 48 inchWidth : 28 inchDepth : 15 inch
Height : 123 cmWidth : 71 cmDepth : 40 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...