A rare small Scaninavian cylinder top writing chest in pure empire manner. The smooth lines when closed clearly influenced the Art Deco period of the century that followed.
Empire design but of Biedermeir simplicity, the vertical veneered case in pale bleached mahogany ( scandinavian sun effect). the roll top opens up with a key and reveals a flight of 3 drawers each flanking an ornately inlaid central door with lock and key. the pull out writing surface 78cm from ground and apron height to 67 cm.
All locks and keys open smoothly.
Danish 19th century, More at www.antiquesdesign.com.au
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