French Louis XV style Bonheur du Jour or bureau desk with fine gilt ormolu mounts and veneers in king wood, satinwood and pallisander rosewood. Fitted with one full length drawer below the fall front shaped desk top. The ornate marquetry surface adorned with gilt bronze ormolu including a pierced gilt bronze gallery top.
The original cardinal rouge tooled gilt embossed leather top should speak volumes !
French Rococo style this goregous desk is more likely made in England in the mid 19th century and is of superb quality.
The interior is fitted with three drawers inlaid with rosewood