A kingwood, tulipwood and sycamore floral marquetry bureau en pente. The bureau is in the Louis XV style of Bernard Van Risenburgh and is attributed to George Blake & Co for Edward Holmes Baldock. A very fine exhibition quality 19th century London manufactured bureau with floral marquetry inlay and high quality ormolu mounts. The interior is veneered in kingwood, burr walnut and boxwood, is fitted with three drawers in a serpentine arrangement, two slides concealing a well and a green velvet and tooled leather edged writing surface. The writing surface is supported on two gilded brass hinges and arms. The bureau is marquetry inlaid to the bombe shaped sides and the back and is in excellent condition. (Circa 1860) Height 85cm (33.5 inches) Width 82cm (32.3 inches) Depth 47cm (18.5 inches) Louis XV Style Marquetry Bureau en Pente
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