French Napoleon III Drop-Front Desk FH-1656 Provenance Coco Chanel

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A French, ebonized and mother-of-pearl-inlaid, drop-front writing desk, the interior with fitted drawers, glass inkwells and a gilt-tooled leather writing surface.

The exterior is profusely inlaid with mother-of-pearl and further embellished with gilded details and painting. Circa 1875.  A piece probably personally owned by Coco Chanel from the Villa la Pausa as she loved and collected Chinoiserie.

22″ Wide x 23″ Deep (at the feet) x 48″ Tall.

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