This late 19th century kingwood and ormolu writing table or desk is in the Louis XV1 style after a design by Jean Henri Riesner for Marie Antoinette.
The top has a quarter cut, book matched veneer in kingwood, surrounded by a band of walnut and a cross-band of kingwood.
It has a book matched, veneer in kingwood on the top, surrounded by a band of walnut and a cross-band of kingwood.
There is a small ormolu gallery surrounding three sides of the doeskin a ‘swag design’.
Below this is one, full width, drawer with the original handles.
The table stands on four, squared and tapering, satinwood legs with ornate ormolu feet.
This very attractive small antique French desk is in excellent condition and would stunning in a small study, sitting room or bedroom.
Width: 29.5 inches – 75cm
Depth: 18.5 – 47cm
Height to top: 30.5 inches – 77cm
Knee-hole height: 25 inches – 64 cm