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French Bureau Plat Desk, Stamped Grohé
Located in Montreal, Quebec
French ebonized Napoleon III period, Louis XV style bureau plat. Bronze sabot feet, tapered legs. Beautiful gilt bronze details. Three-drawer desk with insert pull-out slide writing ...
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Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Desks

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Bronze

  • French Bureau Plat Desk, Stamped Grohé
  • French Bureau Plat Desk, Stamped Grohé
  • French Bureau Plat Desk, Stamped Grohé
  • French Bureau Plat Desk, Stamped Grohé
H 29.25 in. W 55 in. D 32.25 in.
French Bureau Plat
Located in Wilson, NC
French bureau plat, the drawers cross banded with boxwood string inlay surrounding four book matched quarter panels. Very heavy cast brass handles and corner and knee hole ornaments ...
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Vintage 1920s French Desks

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Brass

  • French Bureau Plat
  • French Bureau Plat
  • French Bureau Plat
  • French Bureau Plat
H 31 in. W 66 in. D 38 in.
20th Century French Bureau Plat/ Writing Desk
Located in Berlin, DE
20th century French bureau plat/ writing desk In Bois Satiné veneer, mirror veneer covering all sides with rocaille applications. Edged with extremely finely chiselled, extremely...
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20th Century French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

  • 20th Century French Bureau Plat/ Writing Desk
  • 20th Century French Bureau Plat/ Writing Desk
  • 20th Century French Bureau Plat/ Writing Desk
  • 20th Century French Bureau Plat/ Writing Desk
H 31.5 in. W 63 in. D 30.32 in.
French Desk Bureau Plat with Bronze Ormolu Mounts
Located in West Hartford, CT
Stunning French Louis XV style three drawer desk/bureau plat with dore bronze mounts and leather writing surface. Looks great on all sides.
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Mid-20th Century Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

French Parquetry Bureau Plat Partner Desk, 19th Century
Located in Cypress, CA
Exquisite and Rare French Louis XV style gilt bronze mounted parquetry partner desk, 19th century. The red leather writing surface is inset into a shaped moulded top, above a parquet...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Antique French Rococo Style Leather Top Bureau Plat
Located in Forney, TX
An elegant antique French Rococo style walnut bureau plat desk / writing table. circa 1900-1920 Born in the early 20th century, exquisitely hand-crafted in luxurious Louis XV Roc...
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Early 20th Century Rococo Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut, Leather

French Louis XVI Black Leather Top Bureau Plat Desk by Simon Loscertales Bona
By Simón Loscertales Bona 1
Located in Philadelphia, PA
French Louis Style XVI black leather top bureau plat desk by Simon Loscertales Bona. Item features black tooled leather top, bronze ormolu, bronze edge, beautiful wood grain, finishe...
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Early 20th Century Spanish Louis XVI Desks and Writing Tables

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Leather, Kingwood, Mahogany

French Directoire Mahogany Bureau Plat with Embossed Leather Top
Located in New York, NY
French Directoire mahogany bureau plat (c.1800) having an embossed leather top flanked by recessed leather embossed slats over 3 drawers in front and 3 faux drawers on the reverse th...
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Antique 19th Century French Directoire Desks and Writing Tables

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Leather, Mahogany

French Bronze Mounted Leather Top Louis XVI Style Bureau Plat Writing Desk
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
This is a stunning desk with superb quality bronze mounts and a fantastic black leather top, circa 1930. The desk is in gorgeous condition for its age and is a very unique form and d...
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Vintage 1930s French Louis XVI Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Gorgeous French Louis XV Style Two-Sided Bureau Plat Desk
Located in Hopewell, NJ
An elegant French Louis XV style walnut and ormolu gilt mounted figural bureau plat desk having rectangular top inset with a gilt tooled black leather writing panel, fitted with thre...
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Vintage 1940s French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

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Ormolu

French Bureau Plat / Desk in Louis XV, Paris, circa 1880
Located in Berlin, DE
French Bureau plat / desk in Louis XV, Paris, circa 1880. Solid beech wood veneer. Extremely fine, floral bronze fittings. Cambered and pronounced / arched wooden body. Four-side...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Famous French Bureau Plat or Desk Napoleon III, circa 1870
Located in Berlin, DE
Famous French bureau plat or desk Napoleon III, circa 1870 In Bois Satiné veneer, mirror veneer covering all sides with rocaille applications. Edged with extremely finely chiselle...
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Antique 19th Century French Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Louis XVI Napoleon Italian Rosewood 5 Drawers Writing Desk Bureau Plat
Located in Carimate, Como
A very good quality Italian 20th century Napoleon 3 / Louis XVI style rosewood bureau plat writing desk with 5 drawers with beautiful gilt bronze handles, an inset green leather top ...
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Late 20th Century Italian Napoleon III Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

French 18th Century Louis XV Bureau Plat, Writing Desk
Located in Worpswede / Bremen, DE
An imposing Louis XV ebonized writing table with finely chased gilt bronze mounts. The stepped moulded rectangular top inset with the original gilt-tooled leather above three frieze ...
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Rococo Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Louis XV Style Bureau Plat or Writing Desk with Bronze Mounts
Located in Barntrup, DE
This fine Louis XV style desk has a leather top framed by bronze borders. The writing desk is raised on cabriole legs headed by floral and leaf cast mounts has finely finished kingwo...
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Vintage 1920s European Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Antique Ormolu Mounted Bureau Plat Desk Hopilliart Paris 18th Century
Located in London, GB
This is a fine and rare antique ormolu mounted French wood and marquetry bureau plat, Circa 1790 in date. It has highly decorative ormolu mounts that are signed VD on the undersid...
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Antique 1790s French Desks and Writing Tables

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Ormolu

LOUIS XV WALNUT PROVENCAL BUREAU PLAT
Located in Natchez, MS
Louis XV Walnut Provencal Bureau Plat with leather top and original ormolu mounts. Great size.
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut, Leather

  • LOUIS XV WALNUT PROVENCAL BUREAU PLAT
  • LOUIS XV WALNUT PROVENCAL BUREAU PLAT
  • LOUIS XV WALNUT PROVENCAL BUREAU PLAT
  • LOUIS XV WALNUT PROVENCAL BUREAU PLAT
H 29 in. W 52 in. D 32 in.
18th-C.French Louis XV Style Bureau Plat / Desk W/ Gilt Bronze, Leather, Lacquer
Located in Kennesaw, GA
This late 18th century French bureau plat received a show stopping make over along the way! Incredible! It has partner’s styling with gilt bronze appointments. Only one side is funct...
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Antique Late 18th Century French Louis XV Desks

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Bronze

French Empire Style Mahogany Bureau Plat
Located in Salt Lake City, UT
An elegant 19th century mahogany writing desk with inlaid leather writing pad in tabletop, with stamped outer acanthus leaf border and inner gold embossed fretwork border with additi...
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Antique Early 19th Century French Empire Desks and Writing Tables

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Ormolu

  • French Empire Style Mahogany Bureau Plat
  • French Empire Style Mahogany Bureau Plat
  • French Empire Style Mahogany Bureau Plat
  • French Empire Style Mahogany Bureau Plat
H 32 in. W 69 in. D 44.5 in.
French Louis XV Black Lacquer Bronze Figural Ormolu Bureau Plat Writing Desk
Located in Philadelphia, PA
French Louis XV ebonized black lacquer bronze figural Ormolu Bureau plat writing desk. Item features faux 3 drawer finished back (image 10), ornate bronze ormolu, bronze paw feet, 3 ...
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Mid-20th Century Spanish Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

20th Century Imperial French Bureau Plat or Desk by Charles Boulle
Located in Berlin, DE
Imperial French bureau plat or desk by Charles Boulle This model was built by the most important and history-writing court carpenter Louis IV, Charles Boulle. Polished tulip vene...
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20th Century French Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

French 19th Century Louis XV Style Ormolu-Mounted Bureau Plat Desk
By Paul Sormani
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A very fine and large French 19th century Louis XV style ormolu-mounted mahogany and kingwood three-drawer bureau plat attributed to Paul Sormani (French-Italian 1817-1877). The shap...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze, Ormolu

19th Century French Mahogany Bureau Plat
Located in Gloucestershire, GB
An excellent quality, 19th century French ormolu-mounted mahogany bureau plat. Having an aged, tooled leather top with brass border edge. To the front are three drawers with ebony ba...
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Antique 19th Century French Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

  • 19th Century French Mahogany Bureau Plat
  • 19th Century French Mahogany Bureau Plat
  • 19th Century French Mahogany Bureau Plat
  • 19th Century French Mahogany Bureau Plat
H 30.32 in. W 63.59 in. D 31.5 in.
Large Regence Style Ormolu Mounted Bureau Plat
Located in London, GB
Of classical rectangular form, the four cabriole legs capped by ormolu female masks, with a further two masks to the sides, with three drawers and a leather writing surface
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

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Ormolu

  • Large Regence Style Ormolu Mounted Bureau Plat
  • Large Regence Style Ormolu Mounted Bureau Plat
  • Large Regence Style Ormolu Mounted Bureau Plat
  • Large Regence Style Ormolu Mounted Bureau Plat
H 30.71 in. W 70.08 in. D 35.83 in.
Early 20th Century French Louis XVI Mahogany Leather Top Bureau Plat
Located in Forney, TX
An antique Louis XVI style writing desk with beautiful patina. Hand crafted in France in the early 20th century, featuring a rich mahogany finish adorned with gilt bronze ormolu moun...
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Early 20th Century French Louis XVI Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze, Ormolu

Louis XV Style Bureau Plat, 19th Century
Located in New Orleans, LA
Louis XV style ormolu mounted kingwood bureau plat, 19th c., France, the shaped top with inset tooled leather and bronze rim, over three frieze drawers and faux-drawers on the revers...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

  • Louis XV Style Bureau Plat, 19th Century
  • Louis XV Style Bureau Plat, 19th Century
  • Louis XV Style Bureau Plat, 19th Century
  • Louis XV Style Bureau Plat, 19th Century
H 31.5 in. W 57 in. D 29.5 in.
Rare Napoleon III French Empire Bureau De Plat Gilt Bronze Writing Table Desk
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this stunning original Napoleon III French Empire desk with gilt bronze oversized fittings A very decorative and collectible desk in period lightl...
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Napoleon III Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

19th Century Louis XVI Style Leather Top Writing Table / Bureau Plat
Located in Madrid, ES
A 19th century Louis XVI style French writing table or desk, known as a "bureau plat”. It has a leather top writing surface, ormolu bronze details, and three locking drawers with fal...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Desks and Writing Tables

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Ormolu

20th Century French Louis XV Carved Leather Top Marquetry & Bronze Bureau Plat
Located in Dallas, TX
Created in Italy circa 2000 by Josephine Homes, this elegant antique desk stands on cabriole legs decorated with bronze figural ormulu mounts at the shoulders and ending with sabots ...
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Early 2000s French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

20th Century Louis XV Style French Bureau Plat or Desk after Francois Linke
Located in Berlin, DE
20th century Louis XV style French Bureau plat or desk after Francois Linke Table top covered with genuine high quality leather and gold embossing Tulip wood and shadowed noble w...
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20th Century French Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

French 19th Century Louis XV Style Kingwood Gilt-Bronze Mounted Bureau Plat Desk
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A fine and large French 19th century Louis XV style gilt bronze-mounted kingwood and tulipwood bureau plat (Desk or writing table). The shaped rectangular top inset with a tooled lea...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

French 19th Century Louis XV Style Gilt Bronze-Mounted Kingwood Bureau Plat Desk
By H. Conquet
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A very fine and large French 19th century Louis XV style gilt bronze-mounted kingwood and walnut bureau plat by H. Conquet after a model by Charles Cressent. The shaped rectangular t...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Napoleon III Louis XV Tulipwood Bureau Plat
Located in London, by appointment only
A late 19th century Napoleon III bureau plat desk in the Louis XV style, the shaped top with bronze molding above three drawers and supported on cabriole legs with foliate gilt mount...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Desks

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Bronze

  • Napoleon III Louis XV Tulipwood Bureau Plat
  • Napoleon III Louis XV Tulipwood Bureau Plat
  • Napoleon III Louis XV Tulipwood Bureau Plat
  • Napoleon III Louis XV Tulipwood Bureau Plat
H 30.71 in. W 50.79 in. D 29.53 in.
20th Century Imperial Bureau Plat / Writing Desk in the Style of Louis XVI
Located in Berlin, DE
Imperial bureau plat / desk in the style of Louis XVI Piano black polished veneer on solid oak and wood. Extremely finely chased and rich bronze applications. Rectangular body. A ...
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20th Century French Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Bureau Plat, France 1st Half 19th Century
Located in Greding, DE
Bureau Plat on conical pointed legs with brass sabots and leather-covered tabletop. The front is divided into four drawers - the right one has an insert and a secret compartment. The...
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Antique 19th Century Louis XVI Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

  • Bureau Plat, France 1st Half 19th Century
  • Bureau Plat, France 1st Half 19th Century
  • Bureau Plat, France 1st Half 19th Century
  • Bureau Plat, France 1st Half 19th Century
H 29.22 in. W 51.19 in. D 25.6 in.
Louis XVI Ormolu-Mounted Tulipwood and Amaranth Bureau Plat
By Philippe Claude Montigny
Located in Boston, MA
In the style of Montigny (Philippe-Claude Montigny, mai^tre in 1770), the rectangular tooled leather-lined top surrounded with a later ormolu border, above two frieze drawers and sim...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier French Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

19th Century French Louis XV Marquetry and Bronze Bureau Plat with Leather Top
By François Linke
Located in Dallas, TX
Crafted in Paris, France, circa 1870 in the style of Francois Linke and built of walnut with oak parquetry, the large antique desk stands on elegant cabriole legs decorated at the sh...
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

19th Century French Napoleon III Period Mahogany Bureau Plat
Located in Forney, TX
A French Napoleon III Second Empire period mahogany writing desk. Handcrafted in the third quarter of the 19th century, having an open gallery on scrolled supports with rounded finia...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Napoleon III Desks and Writing Tables

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Leather, Mahogany

Fine Louis XV Style Gilt Bronze-Mounted Tulipwood Bureau Plat
Located in Atlanta, GA
A fine Louis XV style gilt bronze-mounted tulipwood bureau plat. Late 19th century. The replaced gilt-stamped green leather writing surface within gilt bronze lappet and egg-and-dar...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Antique Burr Walnut Marquetry Bureau Plat Writing Table, 19th Century
Located in London, GB
This is an absolutely stunning Louis revival burr walnut, ebonized, specimen marquetry, and ormolu-mounted bureau plat circa 1860 in date. This fantastic bureau plat features a sha...
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Antique 1860s Desks and Writing Tables

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Ormolu

French Marquetry and Ormolu Bureau Plat, 19th Century
By Charles Cressent
Located in London, GB
Constructed after a model by Charles Cressent, in purpleheart and dressed with fine ormolu mounts and marquetry inlaid; of freestanding serpentine rectangular form, rising from folia...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Desks

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Ormolu

Rare Late 19th Century Gilt Bronze Mounted Bureau Plat Attributed to Zwiener
By Joseph-Emmanuel Zwiener
Located in New York, NY
An exceptional and rare late 19th century gilt bronze mounted Louis XV Style Bureau Plat Attributed to Zwiener Attributed to Joseph Zwiener The serpentine case with a rectangul...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Belle Époque Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Nice Late 19th Century Louis XV Style Gilt Bronze Mounted Bureau Plat
Located in New York, NY
A nice late 19th century Louis XV style gilt bronze mounted bureau plat The rectangular top with gilt-tooled leather writing-surface within a molded border, above a quarter-veneer...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Belle Époque Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Important Louis XV Style Bureau Plat Attributed to G. Durand, France, Circa 1880
By Gervais Durand
Located in PARIS, FR
Large veneered wood flat desk attributed to G. Durand, opening with three frieze drawers. Mounted with Rocaille style chiseled ormolu representing shells, foliage and flower garlands...
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Antique 1880s French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

French 18th Century Louis XVI Mahogany Gilt Bronze Neoclassical Bureau Plat
Located in Berlin, DE
French 18th Century Louis XVI Mahogany Gilt Bronze Neoclassical Bureau Plat A late 18th century Louis XVI mahogany bureau plat or writing desk. The rectangular brass banded top acce...
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Antique Late 18th Century French Louis XVI Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Rare Louis XV Style Bureau Plat, After a Model by J. Dubois, France, Circa 1880
Located in PARIS, FR
A rare double-side Louis XV style flat desk, made of veneered wood, opening with three drawers decorated with a beautiful flower motif end-cut wood marquetry. With fine chased and gi...
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Antique 1880s French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Fine French 19th Century Louis XV Style Bureau Plat Cartonnier, Antoine Krieger
By Antoine Krieger
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A very fine French 19th century Louis XV style bureau plat (Desk - Writing Table - Ladies Desk) Cartonnier by Antoine Krieger, the quarter-veneer satiné with fruitwood stringing, the...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze, Ormolu

French Mid-19th Century Louis XV Style Tulipwood and Kingwood Bureau Plat
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A very handsome French mid 19th century Louis XV st. tulipwood and kingwood Bureau Plat. The desk is raised on cabriole legs accented at the top with finely chased ormolu mounts. Thr...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Desks

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Ormolu

French Bureau Plat of Ebony and Brass Inlay with Ormolu Mounts, 19th Century
By André-Charles Boulle
Located in London, GB
A Fine Bureau Plat in the Manner of André-Charles Boulle Constructed in ebony with arabesque foliate cut brass inlays, with premiere-partie panels set with tortoiseshell grounds and...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Desks

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Brass, Ormolu

Bureau plat
Located in New York, NY
A Directoire mahogany , 3 drawers in apron, with a brown leather inset top, with a free standing cartonnier, Continental, late 18th century
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier French Desks

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Bronze

  • Bureau plat
  • Bureau plat
  • Bureau plat
  • Bureau plat
H 30 in. W 69 in. D 28 in.
Louis XVI style mahogany desk/bureau plat
Located in Kensington, MD
French Louis XVI style mahogany desk/bureau plat with three working drawers on one side, three faux drawers on the reverse, tooled leather top and bronze surrounds on drawers and legs.
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Antique 19th Century French Desks

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Bronze

French Oak Bureau Plat
Located in Chicago, IL
This piece was purchased in Paris and has fine carvings and a lovely proportion. The oak has a warm caramel color that highlights the distressed old leather of the top. The piece has...
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20th Century French Desks and Writing Tables

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Oak, Leather

  • French Oak Bureau Plat
  • French Oak Bureau Plat
  • French Oak Bureau Plat
  • French Oak Bureau Plat
H 29.5 in. W 66.5 in. D 35 in.
Louis XV style bureau plat
Located in Charlottesville, VA
Louis XV style bureau plat with tooled leather writing surface and three short drawers on cabriole legs
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Antique 19th Century French Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

  • Louis XV style bureau plat
  • Louis XV style bureau plat
  • Louis XV style bureau plat
  • Louis XV style bureau plat
H 29.25 in. D 24 in.
Early 20th Century Louis XVI Walnut Leather Bureau Plat Writing Desk Restored
Located in Toledo, Castilla La Mancha
Beautiful Louis XVI style bureau plat writing desk from early 20th century, totally restored. Walnut wood, brass and light brown leather top. With three front drawers and a working k...
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Early 20th Century French Louis XVI Desks and Writing Tables

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Walnut

Louis XV provincial fruitwood bureau plat
Located in San Francisco, CA
Louis XV provincial fruitwood bureau plat, the rectangular leather-inset top with molded edge above two frieze drawers, and two false drawers on the opposite side, over a shaped apro...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier French Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Italian Louis XVI Satinwood parquetry bureau plat
Located in Charlottesville, VA
Italian Louis XVI Satinwood parquetry bureau plat with oblong black leather inlaid writing surface gilt bronze above a conforming frieze with full drawer paneled with gulloche decor...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Desks and Writing Tables

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Bronze

Empire Gilt Bronze-Mounted Mahogany Bureau Plat with a Leather Top
Located in Dallas, TX
A Empire gilt bronze-mounted mahogany bureau plat, the top with a green leather writing surface with three drawers with mounts and locks and slides to the sides with a green leather ...
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Antique Early 19th Century French Empire Desks and Writing Tables

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Ormolu

Early 19th Century French Bureau Plat
Located in Los Angeles, CA
An early 19th century French mahogany bureau plat with embossed black leather top. This desk has brass paw foot casters.
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Antique Early 19th Century French Desks and Writing Tables

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Metal

  • Early 19th Century French Bureau Plat
  • Early 19th Century French Bureau Plat
  • Early 19th Century French Bureau Plat
  • Early 19th Century French Bureau Plat
H 29 in. W 54 in. D 35 in.
Regence Kingwood Bureau Plat With Ormolu Mounts
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Franch regence ormolu-mounted kingwood bureau plat with leather writing surface
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier French Desks and Writing Tables

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Ormolu

Early 20th Century French Kingwood Bureau Plat
Located in Husbands Bosworth, Leicestershire
Large, excellent quality, very elegant French kingwood bureau plat with brass Ormolu mounts, oak lined with original faded worn leather top, circa 1900.
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Early 20th Century French Desks and Writing Tables

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Brass

  • Early 20th Century French Kingwood Bureau Plat
  • Early 20th Century French Kingwood Bureau Plat
  • Early 20th Century French Kingwood Bureau Plat
  • Early 20th Century French Kingwood Bureau Plat
H 29.53 in. W 69.3 in. D 34.85 in.
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Bureau Plat Desk Leather For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the piece of bureau plat desk leather you’re looking for. Frequently made of wood, animal skin and leather, every item from our selection of bureau plat desk leather was constructed with great care. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect choice in our collection of bureau plat desk leather — we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 20th Century are available. Each object in our assortment of bureau plat desk leather bearing Louis XV, Louis XVI or Empire hallmarks is very popular. Maison Jansen, Baker Furniture Company and François Linke each produced at least one beautiful option in this array of bureau plat desk leather that is worth considering.

How Much is a Bureau Plat Desk Leather?

Prices for a piece of bureau plat desk leather can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $1,950 and can go as high as $246,677, while the average can fetch as much as $7,888.

Finding the Right Desks and Writing Tables for You

Choosing the perfect writing desk or writing table is a profoundly personal journey, one that people have been embarking upon for centuries.

Queen Atossa of Persia, from her writing table circa 500 B.C., is said to have been the originator of the art of handwritten letters. Hers was reportedly the first in a long and colorful history of penned correspondence that grew in popularity alongside literacy. The demand for suitable writing desks, which would serve the composer of the letters as well as ensure the comfort of the recipient naturally followed, and the design of these necessary furnishings has evolved throughout history.

Once people began to seek freedom from the outwardly ornate styles of the walnut and rosewood writing desks and drafting tables introduced in the name of Queen Victoria and King Louis XV, radical shifts occurred, such as those that materialized during the Art Nouveau period, when designers longed to produce furniture inspired by the natural world’s beauty. A prime example is the work of the famous late-19th-century Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí — his rolltop desk featured deep side drawers and was adorned with carved motifs that paid tribute to nature. Gaudí regularly combined structural precision with decorative elements, creating beautiful pieces of wood and metal.

Soon afterward, preferences for sleek, geometric, stylized forms in furniture that saw an emphasis on natural wood grains and traditional craftsmanship took hold. Today, Art Deco desks are still favored by designers who seek to infuse interiors with an air of luxury. One of the most prominent figures of the Art Deco movement was French decorator and furniture designer Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann. With his use of neoclassical motifs as well as expensive and exotic materials such as imported dark woods and inlays of precious metals for his vintage writing desks, Ruhlmann came to symbolize good taste and modernity.

The rise in appreciation for Scandinavian modernism continues to influence the design of contemporary writing desks. It employs the “no fuss” or “less is more” approach to creating a tasteful, sophisticated space. Sweden’s master cabinetmaker Bruno Mathsson created gallery-worthy designs that are as functional as they are beautiful. Finnish architect Alvar Aalto never viewed himself as an artist, but, like Mathsson, his furniture designs reflected a fondness for organic materials and a humanistic approach. Danish designers such as Hans Wegner introduced elegant shapes and lines to mid-century desks and writing tables, often working in oak and solid teak.

From vintage desks to contemporary styles, 1stDibs offers a broad spectrum of choices for conducting all personal and business writing and reading activities.