Late 19th Century a Louis XV Style Ormolu Mounted and Painted Wood Bureau en Pen
VRAMYAN INTERIORS LOS ANGELES, CA Item Description: A LOUIS XV STYLE ORMOLU MOUNTED AND PAINTED WOOD BUREAU EN PENTE, RETAILED BY R. HORNER & CO, NEW YORK CITY, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, with a bow backed rectangular top surmounted by a pierced bronze balustrade enclosing a hand-painted musical trophy of a lute resting on a musical score scroll on a floral bouquet amidst scattered blossoming sprays, above a bombe hinged door depicting a seated classical maiden reading a music score and playing her lute, while cherubs dance and play the violin before a waterside terrace and distant tall trees amidst a forest garden, framed by a shaped rectangular bronze encadrement centering a bronze lined keyhole, opening to an interior fitted with an open compartment over three short drawers over a slide door storage space, above the exterior serpentine apron enclosing a painted vignette of an old decaying fence amidst tall grasses along the banks of a meandering stream with distant tall trees and foliage, flanked by two similarly painted sides and raised on elegant cabriole legs with nicely cast tapering acanthus bronze mounted hips and ending in curling foliage detailed sabots, verso rectangular printed label FROM / R. / Furniture Makers / And Importers, / 61, 63 & 65 West 23d Street, New York City.
" Height: 38 1/4" Width: 29" Depth: 18" Provenance: Private Estate, Carrollton, Texas. Good antique condition with surface buildup throughout, edge wear, some scuff marks, small scratches, dings, and general wear.
Hand-painted scenes are not signed and are on canvas that has been applied to the bureau's case. Thank you for your attention to the listing above. We are a nice little shop, located in Los Angeles, CA with 10+ Years of experience, working with a variety of antique styles. We could NOT be responsible for any delay of these two reasons. We hope it will be received on time.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Desks & Secretaries". The seller is "vramyan" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Item Height: 38.2
- Item Width: 18 in
- Assembly Required: No
- Type: Desk
- Color: Brown
- Brand: Unbranded
- Time Period Manufactured: 1850-1899
- Style: Louis XV
- Additional Parts Required: No
- Material: Brass, Bronze, Wood
- Mounting: Free Standing
- Theme: painted, Louis XV, French, Antique
- Features: Handpainted
- Antique: Yes
- Number of Drawers: 4
- Finish: Painted
- Item Length: 29 in
- Handle Material: Wood