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Antique French 19th Century Louis XVI Marquetry Ormolu Writing Desk Table 1895

$11,995

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Superb antique French cross-banded walnut & fruitwood writing table with marquetry inlay and ormolu mounts, attributed to Francois Linke, Circa 1895. The desk is of the highest quality with the original tooled & gilded Ox-Blood leather writing surface, below is a substantial ormolu floral band. The desk having the most sumptuous marquetry panels on all four sides, featuring birds and floral designs, the drawer to the front with three such panels is lined internally with satinwood. The cabriole legs are mounted to the shoulder with ormolu caryatids that are incredibly finely cast & gilded, the legs terminate onto ormolu sabots. This desk came from a very fine estate that had a matching stand that was signed F. Linke on one of the bronze mounts, the desk is of the highest quality and is in incredible condition!

Details

  • Attributed to
    François Linke (Cabinetmaker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 30.5 in. (77.47 cm)Width: 35.25 in. (89.54 cm)Depth: 21.25 in. (53.98 cm)
  • Style
    Louis XVI (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1895
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Portland, OR
  • Reference Number
    Seller: C8531stDibs: LU4876122969402

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    Ships From: Portland, OR
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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