An Italian Baroque Ebonized Rosewood Desk


Period: 19th Century

Origin: Italy

Style: Boroque

Height: 43.5"
Weight: 57"
Depth: 26"

An exquisite North Italian Baroque style inlaid brass, mother-of-pearl, ivory and parcel ebonized rosewood desk. The raised superstructure with bowed ends each fitted with a drawer and shaped pierced uprights flanking two drawers and a central recess. The flat writing surface decorated with mythical figures and foliate tendrils.

Fitted with three drawers around a central frieze drawer and a recess fitted with a cupboard door between urn decorated pierced shaped uprights. Raised on faceted tapered legs joined by x-shaped stretchers on bun feet, Milan, third quarter 19th century