Superior 19th century French Louis XVI style parquetry/marquetry cylinder desk. It has a pierced brass galleried top over a stunning foliate and lyre inlaid parquetry cylinder which encloses a fitted interior with three drawers and a pull out / pull-out slide fitted with a blue gold tooled inset leather writing surface. The frieze with a useful drawer and decorated with inlaid swags. It is raised on elegant square tapering legs that terminate in ormolu sabots and is complete with the original working locks and keys, signed LE RENARD El lES RAISINS. It showcases stunning floral marquetry decoration and ormolu mounts and is a fabulous decorative piece which will look amazing wherever you decide to place it.
H 46 in. x W 40 in. x D 23 in.
H 116.84 cm x W 101.6 cm x D 58.42 cm