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Richelieu - Directoire style

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"Richelieu": a collection of furniture and panelling in solid wood (cherry, oak and walnut), representative of the Directoire style: dining tables, sideboards, cabinets, coffee tables, consoles, armoires, chiffonier, corner cabinets…

Richelieu: the furniture tradition

Only healthy trees arrived at full maturity are used for making furniture and wood panelling. They are made in solid cherry. The back, shelves and body's drawers are in ash wood or chestnut wood for hunt all insects: spiders, mites, cockroaches, bedbugs, termites…

The love of the profession

All furniture and paneling in the Richelieu collections are made entirely in France. The assemblies by mortise and tenon locked by real dowels, the body of the drawers mounted by dovetail unveil some of the original features of ancient carpentry. With the gouge and chisel, sculptors carve ornamental motifs and moldings, each with his own sensibility that makes each piece unique.

Richelieu: antiquarians furniture

Richelieu furniture are finished one by one. They wear the marks of time possessed by the originals from which they come. Seventeen operations are necessary to obtain the desired result: loose boards, fouling hollow, wormholes, transparency beeswax…


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