An Ebonised Writing Desk

H: 30 in / 76.5 cm  |  W: 68 in / 173 cm  |  D: 36 in / 91.5 cm


Of pedestal form, constructed in Bois Noirci, carved with ornamentation in the Neo-Classical manner; having everted radiused corners; the kneehole flanked by lockable cupboard pedestals, housed within a framework of Corinthian columns, and closed with a ‘modesty screen’: to the right pedestal, the interior is fitted with pull-out slide drawers, and to the left, vertical dividers, to house files and folios; three drawers in the apron, which also houses two leather lined extending slides; the writing surface having conforming gilt tooled leather surfaces.
French, Circa 1870

REF No. 7146

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