Antique burr walnut and ormolu desk set signed Appay a Paris.

Antique burr walnut and ormolu desk set signed Appay a Paris. A very smart Parisian turn of the 19th century desk set comprising a pair of inkwells with a pin drawer and an 8 day clock above which stands a baiting Eagle. The set is ormolu mounted but uncleaned and with the burr walnut of magnificent colour the whole is restrained, elegant and very masculine. The base of the inkwell and of the clock housing have ormolu bases with a fine leaf and dart pattern, while the top of each inkwell has fine amthemion engraved tops and turned finials. The back of the clock itself is ormolu with a floral pattern. The clock has an integral key and a time setting knob at 7 oclock. The Eagle is cast and finished in superb detail and its ormolu is in mint condition but has never been cleaned. The desk piece is engraved with the signature " Appay Paris" to the rear of the ormolu base. A lovely piece, Paris France circa 1900. 7.5 inches high by 9.5 inches deep by 4.25 inches deep ( 18.75 cm by 23.75 cm by 10.625 cm).

Stock Number: 5023

Price: £4,750

Availability: In Stock

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