Imposing desk with Directoire cylinder in Mahogany veneer.
Its white Carrara marble top is simply rounded to the front corners.
It opens in tiers by 3 drawers closing with keys and mounted with dovetails, then below by the cylinder. This one giving on an interior composed of 3 recesses in high part, 6 drawers underneath then of a retractable tray with 3 other simulated drawers, in decorations. 1 secret compartment is arranged on each side of the drawers, operated by a mechanism at the opening of the top drawer. The interiors and drawers are all oak and all locks are original. The tray is covered with a green cow leather redone with vignettes and golden central pattern.
In the lower part, it opens with 2 drawers on the left, a wider central drawer and a cash drawer simulating 2 drawers, whose interior is decorated with a locking compartment.
The sides have zippers also covered with the same green leather redone.
It rests on 4 straight feet sheathed and equipped with brass shoes.
Period: Late eighteenth.
Perfect condition after restoration and varnished finish on a hard bottom in our workshop.
Width 143,5 cm - Depth 74 cm - Height 133 cm
Max width with open zippers: 207 cm
Open top: Height under: 75 cm - Depth 107.5 cm.
Seat area: Width 27 to 50 cm - Height 59 cm max.
Category : Desks
Style : Empire
Period : 20th century
Price : 6600 €
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