A Marquetry Bureau Plat in the Louis XVth Manner

H: 29.5 in / 75 cm  |  W: 55 in / 140 cm  |  D: 32 in / 82 cm


Of freestanding form, constructed in Circassian walnut, Ebony, Kingwood as primary woods, with Mother-of-Pearl and Ivory inlays, fitted with sharply cast and planished gilt bronze mounts; rising from cabriole legs, shod with foliate bronze sabots issuing scrolls to the spandrels; the gilt bronze rimmed serpentine form top crossbanded, with a central cartouche depicting a scene from the chase inlaid on an Ebony ground, with inlaid foliates, masks, birds and butterflies in the outer reserve. The shaped frieze housing three lockable oak lined drawers with quadrant mouldings, being dressed with conforming marquetry inlays.
Circa 1850

REF No. 7273

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