Neoclassical Louis XVI Writing Table or Bureau Plat Desk With Bronze Mounts

Presenting for sale a superb neoclassical early 20th century tulipwood Louis XVI writing table or Bureau Plat of impeccable style, the black triple-section tooled leather top surmounted by a substantial beveled bronze border over a paneled frieze containing a narrow center drawer flanked by deeper side drawers with false drawers on the opposite side.

The locking drawers are mounted with bronze garlands and lion mask escutcheons, holding in their mouths, a draped handle. Bronze molding frame the drawers, back, sides, and bottom. Each leg is exquisitely decorated on all four sides with pierced bronze ribbon and foliate mounts as well as fluted bronze panels. The base of the tapered legs are mounted with bronze Napoleonic emblems on toupe feet.

The desk is in excellent condition with highly detailed casting and superb workmanship.

Size: 30" Height, 49" Width, 27" Depth.

Item ID: PS06-13-08-03

$9,500 USD

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