French Styled Louis Desks

French 19th Century Louis XV Style Bureau Plat 100x100 French Styled Louis DesksThere’s literally hundreds of different desks available in today’s market. So which one will you choose? If you are like me, you are grown past the stage of throw away furniture that features composites and plastics, and are opting for quality furniture. Once you see antiques, you will never go back, because they are built to last.

Most antiques are hand crafted, than the modern day practices with mass production. French Louis Desks are the most glamorous choice out there in comparison to most other desks. They often feature rich wood veneers, and sometimes the rare desks feature a number of rich exotic woods an outstanding detailed look.

The finest ormolu fixtures grace french Louis desks outlining their delicate shape. Roll-top desks (bureau à cylindre) and (fauteuil de bureau) feature a sense of privacy for the interior decorator at heart which is opting for a show room atmosphere. Most french desks can come with detailed interior compartments, and lockable drawers. Leather lined writing surfaces are another feature you will only find on antiques, as today’s market doesn’t take the time in the details that you will find in antiques. Some of the most elegant and rare french desks can be found with custom marble tops.  Check out some luxurious examples below

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French Desks4 French Styled Louis DesksVery fine 19th century French writing desk secretary with dore bronze mountings and Marble. It is made of a variety of woods – fruitwood, satinwood and walnut. The original key is included. From the estate of Edith Rockefeller. Villa Melrose

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French Desk1 French Styled Louis DesksRare and fine French rosewood secretary by Raphaël. Front door reveals a sycamore interior with green leather. Conjeaud and Chappey llc

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Bureau Plat By Marc Duplantier French Styled Louis DesksBureau Plat By Marc Duplantier 1940’s France

French Desk French Styled Louis Desks1950s black lacquered desk in the style of Maison jansen; top surface clad in new red and embossed leather; set on castors.AD Antiquites

Louis XV Rosewood parquetry writing desk French Styled Louis DesksVery rare Louis XV parquetry writing desk. The fall front opening to reveal a fitted interior and well above a case fitted with two cupboard doors and eight drawers.The feet ending in ormolu sabots

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Photography by Patrick Cline; Interior Design by Lauren Gold

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French Desks2 French Styled Louis Desks1760-1762 German Writing desk at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

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  • http://www.christiandaviesantiques.co.uk Mark

    Completely agree – once you’ve bought an antique, everything else pales in comparison. They just don’t make them like they used to.