October 23, 2020 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Louis XVI Style Marquetry Inlaid Writing Desk

French, late 19th century, shaped top with ratcheted leather lined writing surface, flanked by two lidded compartments, each set with oval marquetry reserves, the finely inlaid skirt with landscape and village scenes, central dovetailed drawer, shaped cabriole legs with bronze feet, 27-1/2 x 27-1/2 x 14-1/2 in.

Provenance:Lineberger Estate, Duke Mansion, Charlotte, North Carolina; by descent in family


very good condition overall, some very minor veneer chips, other typical cracks and surface distress, modern leather writing surface with some minor warping, minor distress at release for ratcheted lid

Estimate: $400 - $600
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