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French Parquetry & Marquetry Bonheur Du Jour

A Napoleon III, French, stained maple, purpleheart and boxwood marquetry & parquetry bonheur du jour. The rectangular top with pierced metal gallery, above a pair of panelled doors enclosing a rosewood interior, with two small drawers under. The base with a fold over writing flap and single frieze drawer, standing on four turned, brass fluted tapering legs ending in gilt metal sabots. The mounts regilded.


Circa 1870