English 19th Century Louis XVI St. Signed Inlaid Ladys Desk
Item # 3121
A very high quality English early 19th Century Louis XVI style kingwood and tulipwood inlaid ladys desk signed 'HOBBS'. Raised by 4 tapering legs ending by topie shaped supports joined by a slender 'H' shaped stretcher inlaid with boxwood filets. The apron has a large central drawer and 2 smaller drawers at each side with an ormolu bottom band. With ormolu handles and is ¾ veneered with a boxwood filet border. At the corners are floral garland inlaid reserves. The top has a red fitted leather surrounded by a foliage garland inlaid design and a large moulded ormolu mounted border. All original ormolu mounts, gilt and hardware.