19th-century Empire 2-drawer mahogany desk

SKU: 17207

A handsome, Empire mahogany two-drawer desk dating from the nineteenth century with original bronze decorations. This desk was designed in the style of Reissner, a celebrated ébéniste during the late eighteenth century. Note the rectangular top features a dark green leather outlined with a creamy yellow velvet trim. The sides have pretty bronze decorations as well. The drawer locks with keys included. Note the photos to observe mark to leather on top.

More about:
Jean-Henri Riesener (German: Johann Heinrich Riesener; 4 July 1734 – 6 January 1806) was a famous German-born ébéniste (cabinetmaker), working in Paris, whose work exemplified the early neoclassical Louis XVI style. Source: Wikipedia.

Condition and wear consistent with age and use.
Approx. overall 28¾" high x 39½" wide x 20¾" deep
Approx. overall 73cm high x 100cm wide x 53cm deep

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