ON HOLD: A French Louis XIII style walnut desk from the 19th century, with carved apron, two drawers and barley twist base. Created in France during the 19th century, this walnut desk showcases the stylistic characteristics of the Louis XIII era. The desk features a rectangular top surrounded by a carved foliage frieze running along the four sides, sitting above an elegantly carved apron. Two drawers, presenting a dovetail construction revealing the piece's age, are flanked with rosettes. The desk is raised on a barley twist base made of four turned legs with rectangular block joints, connected to one another through an H-Form stretcher of similar style, accented with a central finial. The ensemble is resting on four bun feet. With its beautifully carved décor, nice proportions and dark patina, this French Louis XIII style walnut desk from the 19th century will make for a great addition to any home, particularly placed in a study or living room.
Place of Origin: France
Period: 19th Century
Dimensions: 55"W x 34.5"D x 29"H
Inventory Number: XX160