An Outstanding Ebony Boulle Desk
This fine ladies desk has beautiful transfer
work on the writing surface of the desk and on top of the gallery. The
gallery has bone or ivory turned columns supporting the top shelf which
has a scalloped pediment. The gallery has aqua blue paper on the sides and a
mirror on the back wall. A long narrow drawer opens with an ivory knob. Four
slightly turned legs support the desk. Two have been re-glued. Crest on desk
top has been re-glued.
Measurements: 5" tall x 4-5/8" w.
Circa: 19th century