A fine quality Louis XV style gilt bronze mounted lacquered and ebonized bureau plat
Alfred Emmanuel Beurdeley
late 19th century
The top of en arc d'arbalète outline inset with a gilt tooled leather writing panel, above three frieze drawers to the undulating apron, decorated with lacquered panels depicting birds and buildings in landscapes within C-scroll and foliate encadrements, raised on angular cabriole legs headed by shells and trailing to scroll sabots, stamped twice to the underside A. BEURDELEY À PARIS.
height 31in (79cm); width 59in (150cm); depth 33in (84cm)