A very fine quality 19th century French Second Empire mahogany and ormolu pedestal desk in good original condition. The original gilt tooled leather writing surface above a frieze housing a pair of leathered slides, supported on a pair of pedestals enclosing three drawers and joined on one side by a flame mahogany panel embellished with classical ormolu motifs. This desk has a matching three door full length bookcase. Three fine quality replacement black leathers are available for this desk and can be fitted as part of restoration. Price includes restoration.