19th century French Carved Lion Library Table Desk Renaissance Gothic Large Oak
19th century French Carved Lion Library Table Desk Renaissance Gothic Large Oak.
Direct from France, a superb antique carved table or "bureau plat". Unique, extra-large size for this style, perfect for a writing desk or sofa table…wonderfully versatile for use in today’s home or office!
Incredible detailed carvings throughout, NOTE THE RARE, DIMENSIONALLY CARVED LION FEET!!! (Typically, these tables have carved “dolphin” feet; we’ve only seen a few with “lion feet” in over 15 years)!
Other captivating features that include ornate, relief carved lion masks on the canted corners with large, carved gothic drop finials and Black Forest carvings below. Fancy carved French gadrooning on the wide frieze and across the full-length dovetailed drawer front.
Carved beveled edge to the octagon table top; dual legs on each side, with hand carved acanthus bulbous “cup and cover” shape. More renaissance flair with those detailed, carved lion head feet. Large carved stretcher provides stability and support.
Carved on all sides, perfect for placement anywhere in a room because there's not a "back side". Solid oak with a rich finish, well built by craftsmen of the period, c1880.
30” ht. x 51” x 35”.
23” leg clearance.
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?” …
Good condition for its age, normal signs of age, use, dings, scratches, imperfections, finish variations, splits/separations to the octagon top. Included multiple photos should be considered as an integral part of the description. Please contact Geaux Vintage Antiques with any questions or for more photos!
Due to the larger size, this item requires freight service. White glove service, fully insured, FOB Shreveport, delivered and placed inside your home (first floor only). Typically, 5-7 weeks, depending on your location. Free pick-up is also available at our location in Shreveport, LA. Please contact Geaux Vintage Antiques with any questions or for more photos!