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Louis XVI Chest of drawers Schlichtig

Louis XVI Chest of drawers Schlichtig

N° 0090

Copy of chest created by Jean-George Schlichtig. Impressive marquetrie on front and sides composed of a range of precious veneers. Gilt bronze trim and drop ring handles.

 

Dimensions : Height : 34 inchWidth : 50 inchDepth : 22 inch
Height : 88 cmWidth : 128 cmDepth : 56 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...