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Antique Rosewood Work Table Attributed to Vervelle

Attributed to Alexandre-Louis Vervelle (1800-1856)

A French, rosewood and tulipwood marquetry inlaid work/writing table. The serpentine shaped top sliding to reveal a fitted drawer enclosing writing surface, lifting to a fitted interior with mirror, the shaped sides above a sliding wool basket, supported by four scrolling legs united by a platform stretcher. The whole dressed in ormolu. Mounts regilded.

Height 30½”(76.5cm)

Width 22¼” (56.5cm)

Depth 16¾” (42.5cm)


Circa 1850