Offered by: Fireside Antiques
14007 Perkins Rd Baton Rouge, LA 70810 , United States Call Seller 225.752.9565


French 18th Century Directoire Roll Top Desk

$ 5,995
  • Description
    A handsome and classically designed French Directoire “D” roll top desk. The desk is topped with a polished piece of St. Anne gris marble. Directly beneath the marble are three drawers with beautiful bookmatched burl mahogany drawer fronts and brass escutcheon plates with an impressive steel key and locking system. The D shaped roll top is quite impressive with its burl bookmatched design and brass handles. The top opens to a fitted interior including three open cavities, three drawers and two spring loaded hidden compartments. The leather top writing surface extends forward making the total depth of the desk 37 ¼”D. The main writing surface is 29 ½”H x 48 ¾”W x 20”D. On each side of the desk you’ll find a slide out leather top writing surface, each measuring 28 ½”H x 19 ⅜”W x 18 ⅜”D. Below the center writing surface you’ll find a center drawer, two stacked drawers on the left side and a single double stacked drawer on the right. The interior of the right drawer is fitted with removable compartments. This desk is supported with squared off tapered legs ending in brass caps. The desk has been cleaned and polished with a French paste wax. Be sure to view the detailed images of this exceptional desk.
  • More Information
    Origin: France
    Period: 18th Century
    Materials: Marble, Walnut, Hand-Carved, Hand-Crafted
    Condition: Good.
    Styles / Movements: Traditional
    Dealer Reference #: 3209-23
    Incollect Reference #: 693348
  • Dimensions
    W. 55.75 in; H. 49 in; D. 25.5 in;
    W. 141.61 cm; H. 124.46 cm; D. 64.77 cm;
Message from Seller:

Laura Roland and her mother Susan travel to France, England and Italy in search of one-of-a-kind 18th, 19th and 20th century antique and vintage furniture and accessories. They have built many wonderful European contacts, ship 40 ft containers and do full restoration at their 18,000 sqft showroom in Baton Rouge, LA. Fireside Antiques has been a family-owned business since 1982

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