a Louis XV style Second Empire (Napoleon III) small writing desk / table (lectern, stand, or podium) of fruitwood and kingwood ...
morea Louis XV style Second Empire (Napoleon III) small writing desk / table (lectern, stand, or podium) of fruitwood and kingwood, with an embossed gilt green leather slant-front writing surface over two (2) open shelves supported by elegant cabriole legs with gilt bronze / ormolu mounts at knees terminating in gilt bronze sabots, slant-front top is hinged and opens to reveal storage below, small drawer on either side with gilt bronze knobs
stamped under apron on each side" A BEURDELEY À PARIS"
(see IMAGE 10)
Alfred Emmanuel Louis Beurdeley (1847-1919)
Parisian Ébéniste (cabinetmaker)
originally purchased for The French Room (restaurant) at The Adolphus Hotel, Dallas, Texas from Manheim Galleries for use by the Maitre d'
The French Room is currently undergoing a major renovation / redecoration and is set to open FALL 2017 less