Antique French Renaissance DESK Barley Twist Carved Oak Office Library
Antique French Renaissance DESK Barley Twist Carved Oak Office Library.
Direct from France, a superb antique French oak desk with exquisite Renaissance style and opulent, ornate carvings!
The upper desk has a beautiful carved crown with center ribbon/wreath motif above the full-length display shelf. Below are five drawers and a cubbyhole, with carved drawer fronts & a carved lion mask handle on the center drawer.
WRITING AREA has carved beveled edges AND IT PULLS OUT TO PROVIDE MORE WRITING SPACE (quality details everywhere). Lower desk has FOUR DRAWERS, with center drawer having a carved lion mask handle. Right drawer has interior compartment!
LOWER DESK…look at those stunning barley twist legs (ON ALL SIDES) AND THE BARLEY TWIST CROSS STRETCHER (only found in the finest quality antiques). Also, see the carved panels on the sides!!
Heavy and substantial, original finish. Quality construction with dovetailed joints. Carefully made by craftsmen of the era, made to last for generations, c1880.
Measurements: 47.5” ht. x 51” (over 4 ft.) x 25”. Height from floor to bottom of center drawer, 23.25”. Height from floor to pulled out writing area, 29”.
NOTE: All of our antiques are direct from Europe. I personally select each item for the quality, design, and unique characteristics that you will always find in our distinctive inventory at Geaux Vintage Antiques. …” with all that, why ‘Geaux’ anywhere else?” …
Condition: This item is in good condition with normal signs of age and use, dings, scratches, imperfections. Newer screws added for stability. Key included, but old locks are not guaranteed. Included multiple photos should be considered as an integral part of the description.
Shipping: This item requires professional packaging and shipping via white glove (blanket wrap) delivery. All items are fully insured and will be delivered and set up inside your home or office (first floor). This service typically takes 5-7 weeks, depending on your location. Free pickup is also available at our location in Shreveport, LA. Please contact Geaux Vintage Antiques with any questions or for more photos!