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19th Century Louis XV Style Bombe Marquetry and Ormolu-Mounted Bureau a Gradin

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This excellent French Louis XV style bureau à gradin or ladies writing desk features an upper curved and shaped structure surmounted by a miniature portrait on ivory above seven gilt=leather fronted small drawers centering an open compartment. The lower part, raised on ormolu-mounted cabriole legs, consists of a bronze edged gilt tooled leather writing surface that can be pulled out revealing three sliding top compartments. On all sides the bureau offers elegant kingwood and satinwood marquetry adorned by Rococo style ormolu mounts.  

Details

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  • Place of origin
  • Date of manufacture
    circa 1890
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 47.5 in. x W 32 in. x D 21 in.

    H 120.65 cm x W 81.28 cm x D 53.34 cm

  • Seller location
    Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • Reference number
    LU216539057863

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