19th Century highly carved Japanese desk and chair
19th Century highly carved Japanese writing desk and chair from the Meiji period, the desk comprising of two sections, the top section having a shaped back incorporating a flying mythical bird above shaped shelves with scroll ends with brass engraved plates, cupboard and drawers below with the drawer and door fronts depicting Japanese countryside scenes, lovely detail in the carving and the door panels are in fantastic condition, moulded carving along the well figured writing desk top, with an intricate carved boarder running along the edge. The bottom section keeping in the same style as the top, beautifully carved and having a very decorative shaped frieze incorporating four frieze drawers, standing on bold carved cabriole legs. The desk chair is very much in the same style as the desk and both the desk and chair and in excellent condition. Circa 1880.
W: 107cm (42.1")H: 132cm (52")D: 66cm (26")
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