Description & Technical information

A fine Louis XV ormolu-mounted amaranth bureau plat.

The serpentine leather-lined top framed by molded border and clasps to the corners, above a frieze opening with three drawers on one side and three simulated drawers to the reverse, with C-scrolls escutcheons, roses, foliate keyholes and drooping handles, on four facetted cabriole legs headed by foliate chutes and terminating in scrolling sabots.

Date:  Beginning-18th Century
Period:  1600-1750, 18th century
Origin:  France
Medium: Ormolu mounted, Amaranth
Dimensions: 77.05 x 128.91 x 69.22 cm (30¹/₃ x 50³/₄ x 27¹/₄ inches)
Categories: Furniture