Lot 511: A Louis XVI desk
October 26, 2016
Roma, ItalyLive Auction
A Louis XVI desk
in purple and amaranth ebony and bois de rose, finely inlaid with neoclassical patterns, rectangular surface, sliding tablette on the front, five drawers and hidden compartments, pyramidal legs with bronze terminals.
Made by an high quality carpenter, this desk shows a simple and elegant structure, a great attention for details and a very high quality of materials.
Conditions: very good conditions of the structure and the surface, one of the drawers locks is substituted
Bibliography: Alvar GonzÓlez Palacio - Il tempio del gusto - La Toscana e l'Italia settentrionale
Italy, late 18th century