Lot 121

Boulle desk in Napoleon III style
Height: 81 cm.
Width: 152.5 cm.
Depth: 87.5 cm.
France, second third of the 19th century.

Body in oak, finished in black lacquer and with sawn and engraved brass leaves over a backed pseudo-tortie shell. Curved legs standing in ormolu sabots with mascaron solutions above the knees. The sides each cambered, two drawers at the front. One key available. The drawers, legs and parts of the top panel, the centre of which is formed by a leather cover, are decorated in boulle technique. The edges of the cover plate with bronze band in kymation frieze form. Dam., rest. (1241161) (3) (13)