19th Century French Louis XV St. Ebony And Coromandel Bureau Plat With Aux Dragons Ormolu Mounts
Item # 8139
A spectacular and rare mid 19th century French Louis XV st. ebony and Coromandel Bureau Plat, ormolu mounted Aux Dragons. This exquisite desk is raised by elegant cabriole legs with ormolu wrap around sabots and chutes that lead up to incredibly impressive Aux Dragons ormolu mounts. An ormolu border trims the frieze and continues along the contours of each leg, with extremely finely chased foliate ormolu mounts centered at each side. The three drawers have finely chased ormolu keyhole escutcheons and with richly colorful and stunning Coromandel panels bordered within ebony, that are repeated on the sides. All below the original leather top within a wide moulded ormolu gallery.
All original gilt.