French Empire Style Mahogany Bureau Plat
An elegant 19th century mahogany writing desk with inlaid leather writing pad in table top, with stamped outer acanthus leaf border, and inner gold embossed fretwork border with additional acanthus leaf motif in corners, above four drawers with dovetail joinery, supported on eight paw foot legs. Gilt bronze griffin, floral and acanthus leaf appliques further enhance the silhouette of the desk.
Date: c. 1810
Dimensions: 32 x 69 x 44.5 in.