"Barbiere Tripod Eighteenth Century"Barberry heart, tripod, walnut veneer decorated with inlaid cartridges of flowers and branches foliage. Frames of sycamore. It opens with a flap revealing a beveled mirror and a shelf covered in red garnet leather. A small central drawer activates the opening of two lateral lockers and on the side a leaf gives access to a storage locker. Three curved legs adorned with bronzes support this small furniture beautifully crafted, Louis XV style and eighteenth time. This type of furniture, which appeared in the 1740s to disappear around 1760, was inventor Germain LANDRIN cabinetmaker, one of the most ingenious cabinetmakers of his time, master in 1738, who made several replicas. It is also likely that he used some construction differences or a variation in the decor to satisfy customer orders. The barber was the modest name of the hairdresser for men. Buffer varnish H. 80.5 cm W. 58 cm W. 48 cm.