This bureau a gardin desk has a kidney shaped top with a brass gallery edge flanked by superstructures of two stacked, bomb̩ front drawers. The desk is finished with crossbanded veneers with ormolu mounts and is raised on slender, cabriole legs. Marked with label: Ch. Jeanselme / Rue des Arquebusiers 7 and 9 Paris.
Charles-Henri Jeanselme (1856-1930), Maison Jeanselme (Paris, late 19th century-1930)
Width 59 Depth 27.5 Height 29.5/36 in.
Note: veneer requires restoration.