This is a very attractive American Louis XV style ebonised and parcel gilt writing table or desk retaining it’s well preserved black lacquered surface with gilded highlights, the detailed embellishments giving it the primary focus of the form, incredibly well carved, preserved under lacquer for a brilliant glow. The desk rests over four cabriole legs. Very sturdy and strong, Matching chair sold separately.
Description: One drawer stamped with maker by Drexel, with pierced gilt metal mounts, of serpentine freestanding form, the top with three insets above three shaped drawers, on cabriole legs. Matching chair sold separately.
In the Style: Louis XV
Period: 20th Century
Measurements: 29″ tall x 26″ deep x 52″ wide
Wear: Wear consistent with age and use