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    Cylinder desk - Desks & Tables

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    The cylinder office is also called the cylinder secretary, or office at the Kaunitz, named after the prince who is said to be its inventor. Its tray is covered by a quarter-cylinder panel that can be moving or rigid blades. The opening of the cylinder sometimes leads to the writing tablet forward. This type of office appeared in the mid-18th century and remained popular from the Louis XVI period to the Louis Philippe period. The 18th century offices are the star furniture of public auctions. The most beautiful models were copied as early as the 1830s to satisfy wealthy Anglo-Saxon ...


    Au Réveil du Temps
    Bertrand Klein
    La Timonerie
    Au Réveil du Temps -  - Cylinder Desk

    Small cylinder desk, Louis XVI, 19th century mahogany Ref Q1 109 H 114cm L 86cm P 50cm

    Price upon request
    ... collectors. Many pieces of furniture were modified or "improved." It is not uncommon to find on the market today, Louis XVI cylinder desks transformed into Louis XVI flat desks, the latter being much rarer than these first.

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