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    French Marquetry Escritoire Writing Desk

    French Marquetry Escritoire Writing Desk

    $1,500 (approx conversion from £1295)

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    About this item

    1 Fine Small French Mahogany Marquetry Escritoire Bronze Ormolu Writing Desk.

    In The Louis XVI Style. 

    Featuring a stunning bronze ormolu low gallery surround edged top.  

    With 5 small deep drawers on the front which are 31cm inside depth and 14cm inside width. 

    Having small bronze ormolu round drawer handles & fixtures.  Stunning quality with beautiful marquetry floral foliage inlaid in Mahogany, Kingwood & Olivewood veneers. 

    Origin from Paris, France.  

    Finely handmade in hardwood. 

    Heavy quality just over 20kg approx weight. 

    Supported with ormolu decorated mounts & 4 shaped Louis XVI style cabriole legs. 

    Finest quality craftsmanship.    

    Perfect for a ladies or smaller sized gentleman boudoir, library, study or writing room. 

    Please note that the silver crane inkwell prop as seen in some pictures is not included.

    Condition report. 

    Offered in fine old used condition. 

    Having some noticeable veneer loss in places, various scuffs, scratches, stains, wear & some veneer lifting in places commensurate with usage & age.  

    Small dent to wood on 1 leg. 

    1 round drawer handle has been replaced with a newer handle.   

    Small repair has been made to lower trim above kneehole area with a nail inserted securing it. 

    Circa mid 20th century 1950's. 

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    Dimensions in inches & centimetres approximate 

     

    32" High (81cm)  

    18.25" Length depth (46cm) 

    28.5" Wide (72cm)  

    23" Kneehole width (58cm)  

    21.75" Kneehole height (55cm)       

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    Additional Information

    Code

    ref187

    Dimensions

    W: 72cm  (28.3")H: 81cm  (31.9")D: 46cm  (18.1")

    Period

    Mid 20th Century

    Nationality

    French

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