Roll-top desk

Stamped by Claude-Charles Saunier, Master in 1752
ca. 1780
Oak veneered with bird’s eye mahogany; chased gilt bronze; white marble top
Inv. CAM 55
© MAD, Paris / photo: Jean Tholance

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The desk stands on four fluted and cabled tapering legs. It has five drawers in the apron and three above the roll top, which opens to reveal a sliding tray and eight drawers (four of which are fake) with a compartment above; there is a pull-out tray on each side.

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