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Antique Purpleheart & Tulipwood Ormolu Mounted Writing Table by Durand

Gervais-Maximilien-Eugène Durand
A late 19th century, Louis XV inspired, French, ormolu mounted purpleheart & tulipwood writing table inlaid with trellis pattern marquetry. Of kidney form, the top with a replaced gilt tooled leather writing surface above a single oak lined frieze drawer, retaining the original lock & key, supported by four slender cabriole legs ending in sabots. Stamped ‘G DURAND’ multiple times to the underside.

Height 39” (99cm)

Width 29 1/2” (75cm)

Depth 20 1/2” (52cm)


Circa 1890