Handsome, Large Scale Directoire Style Ebonized Mahogany Bureau Plat with generous book pulls. The top of the of body of the desk as well as the book pulls are covered in leather with gilded embossed boarders. The top of the desk is framed with a brass inlay, 5 molded drawers are mirrored by 5 identical false fronts on the opposite side of the desk giving the illusion of a partners desk and making it more attractive to float in the middle of a room. Round fluted legs are supported by brass capped feet. French circa 1890
height: 30 in. 76 cm., width: 67 in. 170 cm., depth: 33 in. 84 cm.; overall length is 109 in. 277 cm. when book pulls are extended.