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French Louis XV period 18th century 'bureau a cylindre', circa 1750



A sensational quality and extremely elegant 18th century, circa. 1750, French Louis XV period Bureau à Cylindre. The bureau is raised by four cabriole legs decorated by ormolu chutes and sabots. The chutes continue to the scalloped apron with three drawers and inlaid bands of tulipwood and charmwood bordered by kingwood. Above is the roll top cylinder, in quarter veneered tulipwood. The roll top opens to a brown fitted leather pull-out writing surface with four drawers above an open compartment. ormolu mounts on each side with a male and a female figure. The top has a pierced ormolu gallery. The bureau is finished on all sides. All original mounts and gilt. D: 18" with pull out closed D: 26" with pull out open


  • Dimensions
    Height: 38.5 in. (97.79 cm)Width: 33 in. (83.82 cm)Depth: 26 in. (66.04 cm)
  • Style
    Louis XV (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    West Palm Beach, FL
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 34421stDibs: LU949920992032

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    Ships From: West Palm Beach, FL
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