A sensational and elegant French 18th century Louis XV period kingwood and tulipwood inlaid lady's desk, with all of its original ormolu and hardware. The desk is raised by slender cabriole legs ending with ormolu sabots. Above is the scalloped apron decorated by an impressive fish scale parquetry throughout. The front apron is a pull-out with a green fitted leather top. Drawers at both ends decorated by an ormolu keyhole escutcheon. The top is fitted with a tooled green leather bordered by kingwood inlay and a three sided elevated rim.