19th Century Dutch Marquetry Kidney Desk and Chair - Lot #: 297

Outstanding form with elaborate floral marquetry inlay, leather top surrounded by a marquetry border. Center curved drawer flanked by six dovetailed drawers with floral marquetry and original keyhole fittings. Inside panels, sides and back have magnificent marquetry with bird resting on flowering urn. Desk is raised on short tapering legs with brass feet. Oak secondary wood. Chair has flowering marquetry inlay with sleigh back and curved uprights that connect to the seat rail with an upholstered drop seat. Desk 51w x 27d x 29 1/4h.
Condition: Leather very worn and has a tear, pieces to apron loose, Structurally sound, several areas of marquetry loss, and several areas of shrinkage.
Estimate: $600 - $800