A handsome and whimsical baroque inspired ebonized bureau plat with inset antique green serpentine marble top above two drawers on one side, French, Circa 1880. All four sides adorned with square serpentine marble insets at each corner and ebonized panels. A central carved grotesque of an animate and mythical Green Man surrounded by acanthus is featured on both front and back sides of the desk; the drawers with brass simple cartouche-shaped escutcheons and working keys. All raised on four robust turned barley twist legs capped with scrolling volute, egg and dart and floral decoration; terminating with carved acanthus embellishments on an ebulliently carved H-Stretcher and bun feet. height: 30 in.76 cm., width: 55 in. 140 cm., depth: 29 in. 73.5 cm.