19th century French Carved Oak Dolphin Library Table Desk Renaissance Gothic
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. A 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 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.
Dual legs on each side, and hand carved acanthus bulbous “cup and cover” shape to the legs. Renaissance flair, with detailed, carved 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.
30” ht. x 39” x 31”.
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Good condition for its age, normal signs of age, use, dings, scratches, imperfections, finish variations, wood shrinkage. Included multiple photos should be considered as an integral part of the description.
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!