29 March 2007
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
A FRENCH LOUIS XVI STYLE ORMOLU-MOUNTED MAHOGANY WRITING-TABLE
LAST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
The plain rectangular top with a Vitruvian scroll edge, above a panelled frieze with two drawers divided by a flower-filled urn mount to the front and a conforming back with faux drawers, the angles set with berried foliate clasps, on circular tapering fluted legs joined by a stretcher with two foliate finials and on toupie feet
29½ in. (75 cm.) high; 43½ in. (110 cm.) wide; 25½ in. (65 cm.) deep
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