This imposing Empire Revival pedestal desk is mounted with fine ormolu neo-classical mounts including rosettes, escutcheons and palmettes.
The desk has a rectangular top with an inset gilt-tooled green leather writing surface above three frieze drawers flanked by ormolu Pharaonic herms maiden masks with nemes headress and feet. Each cupboard door opens to reveal three slides / drawers in each pedestal and the desk is raised on plinth bases with lion paw feet.
The desk is freestanding with a beautifully panelled back and comes complete with the original working locks and keys.
The matching armchair consists of a shaped top rail with brass laurel leaf and rosette mounts with sphinx heads and laurel leaf mounts. It has been reupholstered in sumptuous green leather upholstery. The chair is raised on tapered legs to the front with brass feet and outswept legs to the back.
The matching desk and chair set will soon become the centrepiece of your furniture collection, there is no mistaking the sophisticated quality and design and it is certain to enhance the style and elegance of any living area, bedroom, or reception.
In excellent condition having been beautifully cleaned, polished, waxed and releathered in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 78 x Width 160 x Depth 84 - Desk
Height 95 x Width 63 x Depth 58 - Armchair
Dimensions in inches:
Height 2 foot, 7 inches x Width 5 foot, 3 inches x Depth 2 foot, 9 inches - Desk
Height 3 feet, 1 inch x Width 2 feet, 1 inch x Depth 1 foot, 11 inches - Armchair
Our reference: A2567
Please feel free to email or call us (+44 20 8809 9605) to arrange a viewing in our North London warehouse.