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Bonheur du jour - French Ladies Writing Desk - SOLD

Bonheur du jour - French Ladies Writing Desk - SOLD
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An exquisitely crafted Boulllework ladies writing desk with genuine Ebony veneers inlaid with engraved brass hand-cut decoration.

The high return is fitted to a pair of small drawers that support the upper shelf on gilded spindles - each segment decorated profusely with finely detailed brass inlay. 
The top front folds out to reveal the leather writing surface as shown, with another drawer beneath it.
It stands on 4 reeded legs with a decorative support stretcher

A very rare piece with some restoration. circa 1850

130 tall
76 wide
45 deep = 20 (fold-out segment)
height to desk 75 + 1 (when closed

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