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19th century French Carved Oak Dolphin Library Table Desk Renaissance Gothic

19th century French Carved Oak Dolphin Library Table Desk Renaissance Gothic

$ 3,845.00
19th century French Carved Oak Dolphin Library Table Desk Renaissance Gothic

~Direct from France~
An elegant antique French carved library table or "bureau plat" desk, commonly referred to as a "dolphin" table, so called for the ornately carved "dolphin" feet.
~Very large size for this style, making it perfect for a writing desk or sofa table…wonderfully versatile for use in today's home!!~
~Incredible detailed carving, captivating features~
~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~
~Scalloped lower apron with button accents and carved sea creatures to the front and back corners~
~Dual legs on each side, having small drop finials between the carved block uppers and hand carved acanthus bulbous shape to the legs~
~Renaissance flair and mythical “dolphin” sea creature 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~

Measurements
29”ht. x 50” x 39”.

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.
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Shipping
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.

Condition
Good condition for its age, normal signs of age, use, dings, scratches, imperfections, finish variations, wood shrinkage. Underneath metal clasps not original, seem to function to keep center joint tight.
Included multiple photos should be considered as an integral part of the description.

Geaux Vintage Antiques has a large inventory of French, English and European antique furniture, as well as an outstanding selection of antique home décor. …”with all that, why ‘Geaux’ anywhere else?”…

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