Drop-front desk

Jean-François Leleu (1729-1807), master in 1764
Paris, c. 1765
Carcase of oak, veneer of kingwood, tulipwood and amaranth, marquetry of native woods (sometimes dyed); Chinese lacquer; chased and gilt bronze; Brèche d’Alep marble top
Gift of Madame Paul Mottart in memory of her husband, 1949
Inv. 36221
© MAD

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