Diminutive Maison Jansen Mahogany Bronze Mounted Writing Desk


Diminutive French mahogany bureau plat, writing table, or desk attributed to Maison Jansen Argentina. Crafted in the neoclassical Directoire taste featuring a case decorated with bronze swag on the corners and bronze mounted legs. The desk has an aged leather top writing surface that is smooth and a small galleried edge on three sides. Supported by elegant tapered legs ending with brass sabots. The desk has two storage drawers in the front. Beautiful profile with a rich finish that showcases the mahogany. From an estate in San Francisco, CA. Made in Buenos Aires, Argentina by a workshop for Maison Jansen.

Dimensions: 39.5"w x 20"d x 30"h

Circa: Mid-20th Century, Argentina

Materials: Mahogany, Bronze, Leather, Brass

Condition: Good, minor wear consistent with age and use. Excellent joinery and craftsmanship with age appropriate wear. Leather top shows signs of wear as seen in photos. No key present.

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