A mahagony table with the double-ratchetted adjustable rectangular top, a leather-lined writing slope and a spring mechanism. A frieze drawer enclosing a writing-slide and removable writing compartiment, with a writing-slide to each end. The legs are completed by bronze hooves
This kind of table "à crémaillère" called à la Tronchin appeared late during the Louis XVI reign. Invented in 1777 by Louis Dufour who gave to the table the name after Théodore Tronchin (1709 - 1781), a famous doctor from Geneva in order to be able to work sitting or standing.
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