18th Century French Louis XV Marquetry Dressing Table or so-called Coiffeuse
18th century Louis XV vanity dressing table or coiffeuse standing on four slender tapering cabriole legs, all sides and top decorated with elaborate mirrored parquetry. The top with curved outline divided into three parquetry framed panels hingeing outwards to reveal veneered box sections, while the central section reveals an adjustable mirror. The front with one drawwer on the right and one dummy drawer front on the left side. The center section which can be closed with two keys, bears a frieze drawer and a green leather fitted pull out writing slide. The legs are resting in Louis XV pattern gilt-bronze sabots.
Charming and very useful small piece of furniture which matches beautifully with a classical as well as a modern ambiance.
Condition: very good, min. wear consistent with age and use, min. fading, French polish refreshed – detailed condition report on request