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Beautiful lady's writing desk drop-leaf desk, with polychrome wood inlays, from Charles-Guillaume Diehl - Napoleon III - France - third quarter of the 19th century

Lot reference 12947821
Beautiful lady's writing desk drop-leaf desk, with polychrome wood inlays, from Charles-Guillaume Diehl - Napoleon III - France - third quarter of the 19th century

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Antique drop-leaf desks have a timeless beauty, sought-after by people with a taste for classic furniture and for old style handwriting; these writing desks, however, are perfect and comfortable even with an up-to-date computer. This piece is suitable for an elegant home or a refined working space. This piece is a charming specimen made of precious woods during the Second French Empire period. All spaces inside have been realised with great care and attention to details, and are finely inlaid. The high quality of this piece is highlighted by the refined chiselling of bronze parts (especially of the lock).

A plate has been engraved with the following words: “DIEHL 19. r. Michel-le-Comte PARIS”

Charles-Guillaume Diehl worked between 1855 and 1880. He opened several cabinet manufacturing workshop, one of which was located in Paris, at no.19 of rue Michel-le-Comte. He created many different pieces of furniture, with a slight preference for small cabinets and work tables. He displayed his creations at a Paris fair in 1855, at the Industrial Arts Fair in 1861 and at the 1867 Paris Exhibition. He was famous for his unique and lavish style, the use of semi-precious stones, and the richness of the inlays.
From: Ch. Payne, 19th century European Furniture, Suffolk 1989, p. 35.

Examples of the works of Diehl can be found in important collections and museums such as the Musée d'Orsay in Paris, the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, the Musée de l'École de Nancy in Nancy and the Metropolitan Museum in New York.

Dimensions: 66 x 48 x height 85 cm

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Member since: May 5, 2017
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    Grazie per le precauzioni di imballaggio. Grazie per il relazionale e la comunicazione. Venditore proprio serio.Molto felici del mio acquisto. Grazie mille.
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    Drlg December 9, 2017

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    Excelente, el vendedor ha tenido la gentileza de organizar el transporte y todo ha llegado bien. Muy recomendable!
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    Elcamidelguitarrer October 5, 2017

  • Frame is damage, very sad!

    mcho1213 September 8, 2017

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    Unfortunately, the damage was unsuccessful by us. The packaging was done in accordance with the art rule. Damage was caused by the transport company which while being international does not prove to be reliable. We are sorry we did our best to make it happy. best regards

    Borrelli Antichita
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    busta da lettere efficace ed essenziale, bella medaglia, grazie
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    frankpark August 28, 2017

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    item is nog niet aangekomen, ben ongerust.
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    johannesbatista2 August 2, 2017

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    Goedemorgen is het goed, er is een fout van de verzender al snel opgelost, maar denk dat we in augustus nog maar korte tijden zijn. Ik verontschuldig me voor het ongemak zodra ik nieuws heb, ik zal je waarschuwen.
    Goede dag.
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