A mahagony table with the double-ratchetted adjustable rectangular top, a leather-lined writing desk, with spring mechanism. A frieze drawer enclosing a writing-slide and removable writing with a writing-slide to each end. On square tapering legs terminating in sabots.
This kind of table with spring mechanism called "à la Tronchin" appeared in the late reign of Louis XVI. Invented by Louis DUFOUR who named it after a famous doctor from Geneva, Théodore Tronchin (1709-1781), for the purpose of working in upright or seated position.
N° de Stand:58
Galerie:Galerie Arnaud Catel
Dimensions:Hauteur/ Height: 72 cm
Largeur/ Width: 75,5 cm
Profondeur/ Depth: 49 cm