A very fine mid 20th Century rosewood bureau plat, fabulously carved, ormolu mounted, cross banded and inlaid throughout. The moulded, serpentine top of rectangular form with fluted ormolu mounted border with intricate scroll, ruffle and foliate detail to the corners and is fitted with a gorgeous green gilt embossed tooled leather writing skiver surface with a beautiful gilt foliate and scroll motif to the central reserve. Raised over serpentine single drawer frieze flanked with two short drawers, all cross banded, line inlaid and with gorgeous decorative ormolu swan neck handles, escutcheons and keys with foliate, ruffle and scroll motif detail. The sides with two pull out slides with ormolu pulls, again fitted with green gilt embossed tooled leather writing skiver surface, supported on elegant tapering cabriole leg with finely cast ormolu mounts on knee with foliate, ruffle, scroll detail, terminating on sabot cast foot.
H: 30.25 in / 76.8 cm W: 62 in / 157.5 cm D: 32.5 in / 82.6 cm
Knee H: 24.5 in / 62.3 cm
Stock Reference No: A2985