- Full Description
A fine quality 19th century marquetry inlaid French Louis XVI style bureau plat. Having an inset tooled leather top, an ormolu moulding around, three oak lined frieze drawers, with the locks stamped; Schmit, Paris. Dummy drawers to the reverse. The frieze being bombe shaped all the way round, quartered veneers and marquetry inlay. Wonderful ormolu monopodia supports to the tops of the elegant cabriole legs that terminate in hairy paw feet.
Frédéric Schmit was one of the main French cabinet-makers of the second half of the 19th century, active in Paris at the Rue de Charonne starting in 1856. He received Gold Medals at the 1878 and 1889 Expositions Universelles in Paris
- Delivery Details
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