Circa 1880, very stylish French walnut inlaid and ormolu mounted bureau plat/side table. With its shaped top, contained in an ormolu bezel which continues around the entire top with stylish foliate castings on each side. The top has multiple inlays with floral marquetry, swags, string inlay and various crossbandings. Beneath the top on the front there is a shaped apron with a foliate inlay. Within this apron is a drawer which follows the same shape as the top. The back is finished similar to the front but is a panel, as are the gables. The whole piece stands on 4 elegant cabriole legs with ormolu mounts at the top in the Rococo style. As the legs taper down they finish on stylish cast sabots.
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