We are delighted to be able to offer for sale this lovely antique French Empire Revival bureau plat desk dating from around 1900 and priced at £7,500.
Skilfully fashioned in mahogany with copious gilt-bronze mountings this lovely example of an antique French Empire Revival bureau plat has a green inset gold-tooled leather writing surface area with an extremely decorative gilt-bronze border running around the top.
Please take a close look at the photographs to satisfy yourself as to the excellent condition of this antique bureau plat.
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. If you would like more information please contact us and quote item reference 08655.
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.
Arranging 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 out this antique bureau plat or writing table, together with our large choice of other desks and bureau plat writing tables. If you intend to make a special journey to see this item, please contact us first to make sure this product is still offered for sale. Please make certain to give us the item number displayed above when contacting us so we can identify which of our numerous antique desks you would like to discuss.
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Shipping, Delivery and Returns
You are thinking about purchasing a precious antique bureau plat or writing table It will need careful packaging and shipping so that it gets to your place safely and securely. We can deliver this French Empire Revival bureau plat desk to almost any put of 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 French bureau plat to ensure that we fulfill your shipping choices. We provide shipping totally without charge to any mainland UK adress.
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.