Stunning French Louis XVI Style Mahogany Bureau Plat w/ Trelliswork Marquetry 19th C.
Late 19th century desk after Jean-Henri Riesener. ... moreStunning French Louis XVI Style Mahogany Bureau Plat w/ Trelliswork Marquetry 19th C.
Late 19th century desk after Jean-Henri Riesener.
The top shows beautiful marquetry inlay trelliswork above three drawers, two with scrolling floral basket handles. The middle drawer and three sides are mounted with bronze relief placques, after Clodion, with putti in various pursuits such as painting and playing music. The slender tapered legs have beaded ribbon bronze mounts and leaf cast sabots.
The middle drawer has a button on the bottom that releases the locking mechanism. The top has a bevel glass top.
Christies in London offered a similar bureau plat in 2010 that sold for over $37k.
Dimensions 44.5" wide x 25.5" deep x 29" high.
Stunning condition. Absolutely perfect. less
- 44.5ʺW × 25.5ʺD × 29ʺH
- 19th Century
- Item Type
- Vintage, Antique or Pre-owned
- Very Good Condition, Original Condition Unaltered, No Imperfections
- Condition Notes
- Perfect condition. Absolutely beautiful! Perfect condition. Absolutely beautiful! less
- Place of Origin
- Western Europe
- Table Shape
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