Architect’s table called à la Tronchin
Architect’s table called à la Tronchin ”named after the famous Swiss doctor from Geneva Théodore Tronchin (1709-1781). It was invented by the master cabinetmaker Louis Dufour in 1777 who created a table that is raised and lowered by a rack system thus making it possible to facilitate different working positions.
This mahogany one has a belt drawer with sliding shelf inside and two side zippers. The central plate is removable by a rack system embedded in the feet on the front and a removable rack system on the rear. The central plate of embossed red leather also allows a trigger system to be removable.
The sheath base ends with bronze shoes mounted on casters.
Directoire period (1795-1799)