Cedric Dupont Antiques

French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Mahogany Desk


Item # 5206 Dimensions: H: 31" L: 53" D: 32"

Category: Desks
A very handsome French 19th century Louis XVI st. mahogany desk. The desk is raised on slender tapered legs with ormolu sabots and a three dimensional inlay of chamwood and tulipwood. At the apron is a wide central drawer flanked by two drawers on each side. All the drawers and sides, have a central tulipwood panel bordered by a Greek key designed trim inlay of charmwood. Each drawer has a finely chased ormolu key and keyhole escutcheon. At the top is a central gilt tooled green leather surface with panels of tulipwood on each side trimmed with a charmwood inlay, all within a mahogany border. All original gilt and rich warm patina throughout.
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