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18th Century French Louis XV Carved Bombe Cherry Desk with Five Drawers

US$12,000Asking Price

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This elegant antique fruitwood desk was created in the Poitou region of France, circa 1790. Made of wild cherry timber, the large writing table sits on four heavily carved cabriole legs with escargot feet, over a scalloped apron decorated with shell motifs. All four sides are bowed and the facade is dressed with five drawers across the front embellished with the original ornate bronze escutcheons. The top surface is decorated with parquetry panels. The writing table is in excellent condition commensurate with age and use and adorns a rich, light walnut patina. This Classic, Baroque desk is not only useful, but would make a beautiful statement placed in the middle of a study or library. All locks in working condition; three key included. 60.75"W x 29"D x 31.75"H.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 31.75 in. (80.65 cm)Width: 60.75 in. (154.31 cm)Depth: 29 in. (73.66 cm)
  • Style
    Louis XV (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1790
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Dallas, TX
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 182-2871stDibs: LU951219048022

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    Ships From: Dallas, TX
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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