We are delighted to be able to sell this lovely antique French Empire Revival bureau plat desk dating from around 1900.

Fashioned in mahogany with gilt-bronze mountings it has a green inset gold-tooled leather writing surface area with an extremely decorative gilt-bronze border around the top.

The frieze of this bureau plat writing table has a single drawer and is totally embellished with gilt-bronze anthemion plaques. The desk is raised on four square tapering legs with tracking foliate ormolu mounts which end in ormolu spade feet. It can stand freely in the middle of a room, having been fully finished all around. It comes with the original working lock and key.

This is an amazing work of art which is certain to get attention wherever you choose to place it – be that in your home or in the workplace. This French Empire Revival bureau plat desk is in outstanding condition having really been wonderfully brought back to life in our workshops, please see our images for verification.

More About Gilt-Bronze

Likewise known as ‘Ormolu’, this strategy uses high-carat, carefully ground gold in a mercury amalgam to a metal surface such as bronze, brass or copper. The mercury is then burnt-off in a kiln leaving a gold-coloured veneer referred to as ‘gilt-bronze’.

Using mercury for this was banned in the 1830s due to its poisonous nature and was gradually changed with electroplating which is the modern method for producing gilt-bronze as well as gilt-silver.

Organizing To View this French Empire Revival Bureau Plat Desk

It’s a good idea to see such fine products as this bureau plat desk before purchase. With this in mind please try to visit our North London display space to check this bureau plat writing table, together with our large screen of other desks and bureau plat writing tables. If you imply to make a special journey to see this item, please contact us first to make sure this product is still offered. Please make certain to give us the item number revealed above when contacting us so we can identify which of our numerous antique desks you would like to discuss

Regent Antiques – Showroom Opening Hours

Our London display screen room is open Mon to Fri 10am– 5pm for you to have a look at this antique bureau plat writing desk. We likewise open sometimes on Saturdays– however remember to call ahead of time previous to making the journey on a Saturday as we do not want you to be disappointed.

If You Would Like More Particulars About This Bureau Plat

To ascertain more about this French Empire Revival bureau plat desk and in order to get guidance about any questions you may have, please don’t hesitate to call our internal antiques professionals on the phone number revealed above. When calling us please be prepared to provide us the product number, shown above, so we understand which bureau plat composing table you want to speak about.

Shipping, Delivery and Returns

You are thinking about purchasing a precious antique bureau plat composing table It will need proficient packaging and shipping so that it gets to your place safely and firmly. We can deliver this French Empire Revival bureau plat desk to almost any put on the world and we will be pleased to carry out the product packaging for you, but please do call or email for a shipping quote initially, prior to buying this bureau plat composing table to ensure that we fulfill your shipping choices. We provide totally without charge to any mainland UK area.

If you are not satisfied with the product we provide a 14-day refund assurance in accordance with the Distance Selling Regulations. You will be accountable for the return shipping costs for this French Empire Revival bureau plat desk, unless we have actually incorrectly detailed the product in some significant method and you do not get the product as laid out here. You need to return it in its initial item packaging and condition.

You are likewise accountable for any customized tasks or regional taxes that fall due outside the European Union for the shipping of this bureau plat writing table.