Late 19th Century A French Ormolu Mounted Kingwood Bureau

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A Magnificent French Ormolu Mounted Kingwood Desk Attributed To Maison Millet. Last Quarter Of 19th Century. The kidney-shaped top inset with a gilt-tooled black leather writing surface and surmounted by a serpentine arched superstructure surmounted by floral cresting above a central clock dial signed 'E. Ch... Fils/ AParis/ 240 Rue... Riv...' flanked by two drawers, above a further short drawer and small door enclosing a green-velvet lined interior to each side, the frieze with three drawers applied with acanthus, on cabriole legs headed by leaf-cast rocaille clasps running to pierced sabots52 ¼ in. (132.5 cm.) high; 55 ½ in. (141 cm.) wide; 26 ½ in. (67.5 cm.) deep

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