19 October 2006
A LOUIS XVI ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY WRITING TABLE
LATE 18TH CENTURY, STAMPED TWICE 'J.H. RIESENER'
The rectangular banded top with later leather lining above a frieze mounted in the round with with fluting, with a drawer, the tapering square legs mounted with spiral-twist edges, on square foliate sabots, stamped twice to right underside
29 in. (74 cm.) high, 30½ in. (77.5 cm.) wide, 19 in. (48 cm.) deep
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