19th Century Napoleon III Gilt Bronze Mounted Mahogany Cylinder Bureau de Dame
A late 19th century Napoleon III gilt bronze mounted mahogany bureau à cylindre, a French Bureau de Dame, a writing desk with cartonnier which opens up by sliding the central drawer. Inside, a writing tablette with dark leather and three little drawers.
The upper structure with three small drawers, standing on curved legs, this exclusive bureau is richly decorated with gilt bronze mounted elements with foliate scrolling and vegetal patterns.
It comes from a private villa in Milan and it is in overall good condition, with minor losses, wear consistent with age and use.
height: 145 cm
width: 107 cm
depth: 64 /85 cm
An exclusive Italian Genoese walnut veneered and inlaid bureau with flap dating back to 18th century, waving front, three deep and large drawers and two convex smaller ones; a fall-front opening to reveal a fitted interior with compartments and one drawer. It stands on bracket feet, sides are in solid walnut. The veneer is placed obliquely, in a herringbone pattern, within jutting frames and makes this antique Italian bureau very elegant. It comes from a private house of Milan, it is in good age related condition