French 19th Century Louis XV St. Kingwood And Ormolu Bureau Plat
Item # 5847
A stunning French 19th century Louis XV st. kingwood and ormolu Bureau Plat. The desk is raised by elegant cabriole legs with rich wrap around ormolu sabots. Ormolu chutes connect the richly chased corner mounts of soldiers in classical attire amidst acanthus leaves. At the arbalest shaped frieze is a central recessed drawer with a family crest keyhole escutcheon, flanked by gadrooned chutes and a drawer at each side. Atop is the gilt tooled brown leather writing surface fitted withiin an ormolu gallery with richly chased corner ormolu mounts. All original gilt.