Early 20th century ladies Bonheur du jour
Her name is Colette.
A beautiful early 20th century ladies writing desk, known as bonheur du jour.
Delightfully elegant and charming in size, this piece of furniture is not only pleasing to the eye but provides countless uses.
Meaning ‘daylight, daytime’ a bonheur du jour was introduced in Paris in the 18th century and would serve as a correspondence desk for a lady of means.
These days this gorgeous piece can perform as a dressing table as well as a homework station not to mention serve its original purpose in preserving a quickly declining art of letter-writing.