Rustic 19th Century Country French Provincial Fruitwood Writing Table


Charming and rustic late 18th century country French provincial writing table or desk hand-crafted from fruitwood. Made in the South of France this table features a whimsical style full of character with an uneven top and heavily distressed patina. The table has been restored and refinished but still retains the rustic Je ne sais quoi patina. Crafted with wood peg joinery the table is strong and stable. The desk is fronted by a single drawer that is felt lined and has an iron pull. The top is slightly canted and rises in the back 1 inch higher than the front. The finish has losses and prior insect damage that has been retained to keep the original country aesthetic. Beautifully restored with a classic French profile. From an estate in Malibu, CA.

Dimensions: 37.5"w x 24"d x 29"h

Circa: Late 18th/Early 19th Century, France

Materials: Fruitwood, Iron

Condition: Distressed, wear consistent with age and use. Refinished. Beautifully hand-crafted with solid joinery. Distressed patina with prior insect damage, scuffs, losses and visible worn finish as seen in photos. The top is not flat, not even, and not plumb. Top height varies from 28-29 inches in height.

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