A very fine Louis XV style mahogany gilt bronze mounted bureau plat
Joseph-Emmanuel Zwiener (1849-?)
late 19th century
The gilt banded serpentine top centering an inset leather writing surface above three drawers and faux drawers at the reverse, each with foliate mounts executed with vigorous scrolls entwined about a central feathery acanthus escutcheon, divided by cornucopia raised on cabriole legs with espagnolettes cast with plumed headdress, ruffed collars and laced bodices, continuing to chutes ending in foliate sabots, stamped on rail J. Zwiener.
height 32in (81cm); width 82in (208cm); depth 39in (99cm)