This desk is in the French style having wonderful detailing. The decorative to crest has a carved recessed panel of a trumpeting angel or cherub accented in gold. Notice the carved gold ribbon on top and along the sides of the desk. The top gallery and shelf sit atop a second shelf measuring 6.5” deep and 9” tall. The slant front drops down revealing a writing surface which is secured by 2 slide out supports. Inside are three hand dovetailed drawers and 4 cubbies for storage. All the drawers have their original gold gilt brass pulls. Below is a long decorative hand dovetailed drawer highlighted with delicate gilt carvings and its original gilt pulls. The desk rests on tall, slender, fluted legs highlighted with gold acanthus leaf carvings, etc. There is a lovely shaped shelf below. The desk retains its original finish which is in excellent condition having a warm color and patina. 53.5"h X 29"w X 18.5"d, Condition: Excellent, Circa: 1900-1920's.
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