Description & Technical information

A rare and small Louis XIV ormolu-mounted mother-of-pearl, red tortoiseshell-inlaid brass and pewter Boulle marquetry Bureau Mazarin.

Inlaid overall en première partie with engraved flowers, interlaced strapwork and foliate scrolls.

The rectangular top with a central stylised rosette and a moulded egg-and-dart rim
above a central drawer and a door, flanked to each side by three drawers 
and  keeled angles and on eight square tapering legs, each joined by a X-shaped stretcher, on bun feet.

Date:  1700
Period:  1600-1750, 17th century
Origin:  France
Medium: Ormolu-mounted mother-of-pearl, Red tortoiseshell-inlaid brass
Dimensions: 75.57 x 90.17 x 57.79 cm (29³/₄ x 35¹/₂ x 22³/₄ inches)
Categories: Furniture