FRENCH EMPIRE STYLE DESK AND CHAIR: Gold embossed scrolling foliate design to inlaid black leather top, over wide drawer with a 3 slot interior having medallions set in intertwining circles. Gilt foliate surmounting turned & fluted legs. Ornate beaded border to stretcher having central foliate finial with a smaller finial to left. Raised on 4 turned feet. Chair having foliate mounts to backrest, upholstered in a recessed linear foliate designed dark brown velvet. Raised on front turned legs with foliate mounted feet. Desk Approx. 29.75'' h x 41.285'' l x 25.75'' w. Chair Approx. 36.25'' h x 19'' l x 21.5'' w.
CONDITION: Some loss of gilt and finish, age cracks to veneer to stretcher. Water stain to top. Wear consistent with age and use.