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Mahogany french Bureaux Plat

A late 19th century, French, mahogany and gilt bronze mounted bureaux plat. The serpentine shaped top inset with a leather writing surface and banded with a gilt bronze border, above three oak lined frieze drawers with milled gilt bronze bandings and foliate escutcheons, the four cabriole legs headed by bearded satyrs with acanthus leaf fronds and hairy paw sabots. Mounts re gilded.


Circa 1890