A superb French rosewood and gilded brass mounted cylinder bureau de dame. The shaped frieze drawer opens and rotates the Vernis Martin cylinder to reveal a rosewood 3 drawer interior. The fall opens onto the drawer front for support and is lined with original leather writing surface.
The top with an attractive three quarter brass gallery and 3 drawers below. The whole standing on cabriole legs with further gilt brass adornments.All original mounts, good mellow patina and freestanding. Working lock with original key. Fully cleaned and waxed.
In very good original condition.
Rawlings Antiques has clarified that the Vernis Martin Bureau De Dame Writing Desk (LA88858) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1900.
We can arrange fully insured delivery throughout the UK from £65 please ask for world wide shipping costs.
Period : Early 20th Century, 1900s, 20th Century
Material : Rosewood
Origin : French, European
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