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French Napoleon III Ebonized Walnut Desk, 1870s <p>A large Napoleon lll ebonized walnut three drawer desk with vinyl writing top, French circa 1870. Dark toned walnut with heavy baluster style fluted legs and molded edges. Burgundy toned textured vinyl writing surface with ornate brass corner pieces featuring scallop shells and acanthus swags. Brass ribbon and swag original key escutcheons on side drawers with functioning locks, brass scroll escutcheon with functioning lock at center. Floor to apron height is 24".</p>

French Napoleon III Ebonized Walnut Desk, 1870s

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reference: 18016
circa: 1870s
origin: Provence

height: 30.5"
width: 71"
depth: 35"

A large Napoleon lll ebonized walnut three drawer desk with vinyl writing top, French circa 1870. Dark toned walnut with heavy baluster style fluted legs and molded edges. Burgundy toned textured vinyl writing surface with ornate brass corner pieces featuring scallop shells and acanthus swags. Brass ribbon and swag original key escutcheons on side drawers with functioning locks, brass scroll escutcheon with functioning lock at center. Floor to apron height is 24".

Condition: Good antique condition. Some wear and faded ebonizing on the wood surfaces, a few marks or dings and light wear on feet, all age appropriate. Replaced center escutcheon and replaced writing surface. Vinyl top not original to piece.

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