schwingkens
Post Road Gallery
Fine Decorative Arts
Régence Rosewood and Doré Bronze Mounted Desk
" Bureau en Pente"
by Guillaume Schwingkens


French,
Circa 1750
39-1/2" high by 39-1/2" wide by 21 deep"
Signed

A stunning example of 18th century French furniture. This desk is profusely with doré bronze mountd that have retained their original gilding. The piece is finished and mounted on the rear.

Born in Germany, Schwingkens established a cabinet shop on the rue du Faubourg-Saint-Antoine in 1745. He maintained his studio there until his death in 1760


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