Circa 1890s large French Empire style partners desk has new leather desktop and ebonized finish. All brass fittings are original to desk. There are fittings on each drawer front, the tops of legs and elaborately rendered head of a muse on the sides. Each side has an extendable working surface. The front of the desk has five functional, locking drawers with original key. The back of the desk is finished the same as the front, but the drawers are fronts and not functional. Substantial brass lion paw feet. Very distinctive piece. Unknown maker.
Knee Hole: 24” high x 25.75” wide