This antique French bureau a gardin desk byMaison Jeanselme has a kidney shaped top with a brass gallery edge flanked by superstructures of two stacked, bombe front drawers. The desk is finished with crossbanded veneers with ormolu mounts and is raised on slender, cabriole legs.
MAKER Charles-Henri Jeanselme (1856-1930), Maison Jeanselme (Paris, late 19th century-1930)
MARKS Marked with label: Ch. Jeanselme / Rue des Arquebusiers 7 and 9 Paris.
DATE c. 1920
DIMENSIONS Width 59 Depth 27.5 Height 29.5/36 in.
CONDITION Note: veneer requires restoration.