Robert J Riesberg Antiques Inc

Member of the Minnesota Antiques Dealers Association

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This a most elegant and delicate gem with seemingly unending curves. The kidney shaped top is banded in fruitwood surrounding ancient brown leather with a gilt embossed rim. Contrasting bandings hold panels of diagonal grained fruitwood. Each stylish slender leg is standing in a gilt bronze leaf form sabot. The incurvate form surrounds the sitter and flanking drawers swing toward the writer on special brass hinges. Old polished finish. Envious friends will not find another to copy your superb taste!

H. 28.25″,w. 45″, d.23″ overall. $1150.