In Mahogany veneer and burl mahogany veneer on all sides, beautiful ornamentation of finely chiseled and gilded bronzes such as addorsed griffins, winged nymphs, palmettes with Sainte Anne gray marble top, the gradin with six compartments, the lined writing surface sheathed in golden green leather, the belt opening with three drawers, one of which reveals several very good quality compartments, supported by columns.
There is a label inscribed in black ink under the tray "Meuble Appartenant / à Madame La / Duchesse"
Provenance: collection of Marshal Oudinot Duke of Reggio (1767-1847), the most wounded Marshal in the history of France, having incurred thirty-two wounds, he took part in all the great battles of the Empire, Haguenau, Trèves , Neckerau, Ingolstadt, Friedland, Tilsit, Essling, Wagram, Smolensk, Bérézina, Brienne.
Governor of the principality of Neuchâtel, commander of the place of Danzig, governor of Erfurt, Pair of France under the Restoration, Governor of Madrid, Grand Chancellor of the Legion of Honor and governor of Les Invalides.
He married as a second wife Marie de Coucy lady of honor to Mme la Duchesse de Berry.
22 000 €
Price : on request