Very Fine Viennese Writing Desk *SOLD
Signed and manufactured by the important Viennese manufacture Portois & Fix.
Veneered in satinwood, with crossbanding and line inlays, all over polychrome decoration with flower garlands, leaves, and pearl chains throughout.
In the middle part of the front side a medallion painting with a cute Armor with bow and arrow surrounded by a vine garland, backsides with beautiful fine
medallion paintings of aristocratic ladies in elegant dresses and abundantly decorated hats, in the middle we have a medallion with a rose bouquet, all surrounded by a pearl string and a center ribbon.
The base elaborated with a long central drawer, flanked by two smaller ones; the sliding writing surface is mounted with the original green leather; raised on concave legs terminating in brass castors.
The upper part has a small tabernacle, in the middle flanked by three little drawers on each side and two small corner drawers; both sides of the table with downswept compartments.