"Bois Clair" Charles X Burled Ash Bureau

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"Bois Clair" Charles X Burled Ash Bureau

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An ash veneer and string inlay desk with an embossed leather top over drawers, on finely turned spindle legs, a deep pull-out surface on each end. The desk is finished on both sides, the back as a mirror image of the front, the drawer faces blind. 

The Restauration period was marked by a departure from the formality of the Empire style, exhibiting a simple, relaxed elegance. Furniture making was of an outstandingly high quality, the pieces designed for comfort, and was often of light woods with contrasting inlay. Here, the desk is of a light, burled ash veneer with a dark string inlay. The locks, all original, are of brass, and the top of a rich, warm red leather. 

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  • Date Of Manufacture First half 19c.
  • Period 19c
  • Materials Wood, Leather
  • Dimensions 30" high x 65.5" long x 35" deep
  • Style Charles X
  • Condition Very Good
  • Inventory Number FRS15
  • Id 231
  • Product Id 1732