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John Vesey Stainless Steel Bronze Neoclassical Desk



Opulent and rare 1960s stainless steel and bronze writing table, bureau plat desk designed by John Vesey (American 1924-1992). Made in the grand neoclassical French Louis XVI taste featuring gilt bronze trim and an iconic profile with elegant fluted column supports. Each column is decorated with gilt acanthus swag trim and bronze mounts ending with bronze sabots. The top of the desk has a leather inset with gilt trim and the drawers are lined in a luxurious moss green velvet. Elusive desk with a famous roster of clients including Howard Hughes, Hubert de Givenchy, and many others. From an estate in San Francisco, CA.


  • Creator
    John Vesey (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 30.5 in. (77.47 cm)Width: 63 in. (160.02 cm)Depth: 32.5 in. (82.55 cm)
  • Style
    Neoclassical (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Excellent joinery and craftsmanship with age appropriate wear as seen in photos. Minor wear on plated surfaces and leather top. No key present.
  • Seller Location
    Rio Vista, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1555219552512

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    Ships From: Rio Vista, CA
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 1 day of delivery.

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About the Seller
5 / 5
Located in Rio Vista, CA

Erin Lane Estate is based in the San Francisco Bay Area, and its team of furniture restorers, art curators, professional appraisers and Asia specialists sources prime vintage and antique furniture from the finest estates in Northern and Southern California. Erin Lane Estate specializes in Hollywood Regency, McGuire, Chinese and Japanes...

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