Secretaire in mahogany from Cuba. Typical design od Louis XVI with fluted taped legs, straight lines decorated with canelure and brass inlays with lines of pearls.
The secretaire opens up to a perfect condition writing desk in leather. Its lower part presents a double door cabinet. Original Carrara marble top.
From Paris - Circa 1880
Dimensions: 93 cm wide x 43 deep x 154 high
Elegant Louis XV style desk in a large proportion. Ebonised oak with stringing of brass inlays. Double sided desk ornate with gilded bronze hardwares. riginal rasberry leather top.
From Paris - Circa 1900's
Dimensions: 140cm long x 75 wide x 88 high
Provincial desk in the Louis XV style. Carpentry work in Walnut from Burgundy area. Elegant cabriolet legs in a simple design and comfortab;e proportion to work on. This desk offers two large and very deep drawers, going all the way in the deepth of the top, therefore the handles on the front part are purely decorative. Both drawers are lockable.
From Bourgogne - Circa 1850
Dimensions: 180cm long x 73 deep x 76 high
Small provincial writing desk carved in walnut. Elegant turned legs and confortable proportion of the cabinet forming a writing desk. Carpentry work of the 18th century.
From Grenoble - Circa 1770
Dimensions: 56cm wide X 44 deep X 96 high
Secretaire from the Napoleon Ist period carved in cherry wood with a typical half column design. Original ornaments in gilded bronzes and original marble top. Provincial work in perfect condition outside and inside.
From La Rochelle - Circa 1820
Dimensions: 92cm wide X 40 deep X 140 high
Bonheur du jour / Happiness of the day is a small secretaire. This one is rather large carved in mahogany and veneer in flamed mahogany. Typical proportion and style of the First Empire dictated by the favourite designers of Napoleon Ist and Josephine, Percier and Fontaine. This piece is attributed to the re-known cabinet maker Pierre Benoit Marcion (1769-1840). Original hardware and mirrors. Original marble top: Blue de Turqueim
From Paris - Circa 1810
Dimensions: 87cm wide X 43 deep X 151 high
Billet Doux Louis XVI style. special desk used to write personal correspondance. The facade is painted representing a scene at Versailles. Carries the emblems of nobilty of the familly it belonged to.
From Versailles - Circa 1870
Dimensions: 55cm wide X 51 deep (base) X 120 high
Tip-up secretaire in veneer of different wood. Inside are 7 small drawers and red writting pad in leather.Marble top called “breche d’Alep”.
From Paris - Circa 1880
Dimensions: 95cm wide X 38 deep X 140 high
Roll up desk called ”bureau cylindre”, typical XVIIIth Century piece opening on a large writing pad. It opens on 8 smaller inside drawers. Original marble top.
From Paris - Circa 1780
Dimensions: 127cm wide X 66 deep X 127 high
Large Louis XV style desk in blackered wood highly decorated with typical Louis XV gilded bronze. Natural color leather top.
From Paris - XXth Century
Dimensions: 152cm long X 75 wide X 76 high
Desk Empire style. Typical proportion and straight line design carved in flamed mahogany.Highly decorated and ornate with gilded bronzes representing Cariatydes and pelmets, favorite of Napoleon I st “coming back from Egypt”
From Paris - Circa 1910
Dimensions: 140cm long X 75 wide X 76 high
Napoleon III secretaire in marquetry of exotic woods. This secretaire has been created during the second part of the XIXth Century to simulate a “semainier” (because of the 7 drawers)and hides a shaped fall-front opening on a fitted interior. Original white Carrara marble top and gilded bronze hardware.
From Paris - Circa 1860
Dimensions: 65cm wide X 35 deep X 120 high