Writing table, attributed to Jacques Dubois, c. 1745

Writing table, attributed to Jacques Dubois, c. 1745

wood, h 79.9cm × w 196cm × d 99.8cm. More details

A table of this format –with a single row of drawers and a leather writing surface –was the preferred writing desk for a gentleman in 18th-century Paris. Its curving form and fanciful mounts are typical of the Rococo style.

On display in room 1.4-03 (Writing) tables

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