French Mazarin-style Marquetry Writing Table


A beautiful ebonized console table masterfully decorated with marquetry inlay of contrasting woods in floral and scrolling designs on the top that surround a central medallion of an urn and conforming floral design, all enclosed within a double-banded border and an edge that is trimmed with bone or ivory. The apron is similarly decorated with scrolling floral marquetry bordered with thin bands light wood, and comprises a single drawer in front. Barley twist legs support the top and are joined by an H-frame stretcher with conforming bone or ivory inlays.

Date: 19th Century

Dimensions: 30.5 x 46 x 30 in.