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19thc French mahogany bonheur da jour

19thc French mahogany bonheur da jour

Code: 326


W: 115cm (45.3")H: 94cm (37")D: 51cm (20.1")


A mid 19thc French mahogany bonheur da jour (lady's writing desk) of exceptional quality.

This piece is superb quality and has a great choice of mahogany curl veneers.

There is a shaped gallery at the top with a shaped shelf, supported by two mahogany lined drawers with turned mahogany knobs with mother-of-pearl insets.

The solid mahogany top is a serpentine shape has superb figure of excellent quality timber.

Underneath the top is a shaped and carved drawer, again of superb quality, the drawer bottom being pine and veneered with mahogany and the sides & back are mahogany.

There are four cabriole legs with carved decoration on the knee leading down to a scroll foot.

This can be a freestanding piece as the back is also veneered in mahogany, making it a much more practical & versatile item.

This item can be used as a writing table or desk or even as a dressing table or side table.

This piece is of both excellent condition and stable construction and can go straight into a home.


Height: 37'' / 94cm

Width: 40'' / 115cm

Depth: 20'' / 51cm