19th Century French Louis XV Marquetry Desk

2305-34642 (Click to Inquire About This Item)

44.5 x 33 x 20; surface 30

Location: Dallas


Perfectly suitable as a small desk, this vanity exudes elegance with its tailored transitional form that merges the contours of the Louis XV style with the classicism of the Louis XVI style. The bombe shape of the case contains a single drawer, with an inlaid top supporting two jewelry drawers flanking a small mirror. Brass railing defines the edges, with bronze ormolu mounts providing additional panache to the marquetry artistry on the front and sides.
Circa 1890s.
Measures 44.5 x 33 x 20; surface 30.