This is a fine and rare antique ormolu mounted French kingwood bureau plat, Circa 1860 in date.
It has highly decorative ormolu mounts and the shaped rectangular top has a decorative ormolu border and is inset with a superb gilt-tooled tan leather writing surface.
The frieze has a central and two short shaped drawers on one side and false drawers on the other. It is raised on cabriole legs headed by stunning scrolled foliate and acanthus with cast Venus mask espagnolettes and terminating in ormolu sabots.
Each side is mounted with an scroll and lambrequin adorned ormolu Diana Mask.
It is freestanding and finished on all sides so that it can stand freely in the centre of a room.
This is a truly lovely piece which will display beautifully in any interior.
In excellent condition having been beautifully cleaned and polished in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 77 x Width 150 x Depth 82
Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 foot, 6 inches x Width 4 foot, 11 inches x Depth 2 foot, 8 inches
Our reference: 09912
Please feel free to email or call us (+44 20 8809 9605) to arrange a viewing in our North London warehouse.