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French Louis XVI Style Black Lacquer Ebonized Writing Desk Table, 20th Century


An attractive writing desk in the Louis XVI taste, this piece was likely crafted in the last thirty years or thereabouts and remains in excellent condition throughout. The black lacquer surface contrasts beautifully against the brass rings, sabots and pulls. All of the drawers are machine-dovetailed and a high quality cast brass pull is draped on each. It is a beautiful decorator piece for the classical interior, melding particularly well with Art Deco, the neoclassical forms and anything French. Measurements: 56 3/8” W x 29 7/8” D x 30 1/4” H Condition report: One of the brass sabots missing from the back right proper leg. Minor scuffs, abrasions and wear to ebonized surface; some touch ups to ebony lacquere here and there; light craquelure. No key.


  • Materials and techniques
  • Condition
    Good. See condition notes in descriptive text, additional images available upon request (note missing sabot cap).
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 30.25 in. x W 56.38 in. x D 29.88 in.

    H 76.84 cm x W 143.21 cm x D 75.9 cm

  • Seller location
    Shippensburg, PA
  • Seller reference number
    801KON30P | Silla, ltd.
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