The cradle of Henri IV
Behind the shell there is a tapestry. There is also a bed where he slept when he was more aged.
Henri's big parents offered the shell of turtle, the H is the initial of Henri III of Albret.
|The Lounge of Receipt
The blue Japanese vases representing a bird in cage decorate the room of receipt, as well as a statue of Henri IV being a child (XIX century). A beautiful chimney sculpted throne to the bottom of the room. On this chimney rests a beautiful pendulum dating the time of Louis XIV. A chandelier hangs the ceiling majestically. This ceiling is formed of squares (ceiling to caisson), it is in ocher wood. On squares of the ceiling are written down the initial H and M, those of grandparents of Henri IV (Henri and Marguerite). Two big vases rest on tables, on these vases is written down a H (Henri). Vases are made in china of Sevres, they represent the installation of the statue of Henri IV in Paris on the Bridge-nine. A marvelous Dutch armchair welcomed Henri IV once. This room was the ancient Tinnel in the time of Gaston Fébus.
The Table of the Hundred Covered
It is situated in the big lounge. The lounge is immense. A statue of Henri IV, surrounded of a sumptuous porch in sculpted stone, occupies the bottom of the piece. Five tapestries decorate walls. Big windows to the green curtains illuminate the piece. Magnificent chandeliers ornament the ceiling. About hundred chairs is aligned against the wall. The lounge is very impressive !
Rooms and beds...