Nov 13, 2008

Antique French Directoire Style Bed








Antique French Directoire Style Bed

Charming Directoire style canopy bed that will make any little girl a princess. Fabric and mattress are new, some paint restoration has been carried out. France circa 1860-1880

Directoire style Carrying on from the Louis XVI style, but also inspired by the Etruscans and Romans; starting around 1787, but flourishing in its own right under the French Revolution, thanks to the painter David.

This style ended with the Consulate and Empire styles, inspired by the Romans and then by ancient Egypt.

Country of Origin
France

Period
Antique

Measurements
Height: 114 inches
Depth: 52 inches
Length: 81 inches

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