A Superb French 19th Century Louis XVI St. Fruitwood Desk
Item # 5496
A superb French 19th century Louis XVI st. fruitwood and charm wood desk. The desk is raised with slender tapered legs, with floral pyrographic details, ormolu sabots and draping top capitols. A twisted ormolu borders the bottom of the frieze decorated with panels of Marquetry à la Reine within ormolu banded trim. The desk has two front drawers with ormolu pulls and two false drawers at the back with ormolu draped mounts at each corner. At the top is a fitted tooled gold leather within an ormolu gallery and side pullouts also with fitted leather. All original gilt and patina.
The pull outs extend to 79.5"