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A Louis XVI mahogany transforming desk attributed to Canabas
A fine Louis XVI solid mahogany and mahogany veneered bureau plat, attributed to Canabas
Joseph Gengenbach dit Canabas (1715-1797), master on April 1st 1766.
This desk is opening by two drawers, each of them secured by a lock, and raised on four fluted legs, ending in ormolu caps and castors. The writing surface opens in the middle in two leaves. These two leaves can be easily unfolded and the desk is extending to a square dining table, or breakfast table for six to eight guests.
Paris, late 18th century
This piece of furniture combines two functions. A desk, as well as a square table, very convenient [...]