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Louis XV amaranth bureau-plat

Early Louis XV amaranth bureau-plat with well chased bronze vernissé mounts. The gracefully shaped desk, resting on four graceful cabriole legs, is veneered in plain amaranth (purple-wood) with ebony banding at the edges. Each of the three frieze drawers has an asymmetrical pull/key escutcheon composed of scrolls and acanthus motifs. There are chutes, sabots and end mounts. The metal-rimmed top is covered in its original well-tooled brown leather.

Height - 29¾"                          Width - 56"                                  Depth - 29"

Height (ins.): 29¾ (75.6 cm.)      Length/Width (ins.): 56 (142.2 c.)      Depth (ins.): 29 (73.7 cm.)
Origin: France     Period: Louis XV



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