VERNIS MARTIN French Painted Small Roll Top Desk
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SOLD Beautiful small roll top desk in the style of Vernis Martin. This desk features seven different hand painted panels, with courting scenes, flowers, and pastoral settings. The desk has a marble top, accented with brass swag and tassel gallery. A unique locking mechanism prevents the drawers from being opened until the roll top is up. Produced in France in the late 1800's - early 1900's.
About the Style:
Developed in the late 1700's, Vernis Martin refers to French furniture which has been "japanned" or faux lacquered. Subject matter frequently combines elements of both European and Asian culture.
Good condition with minor scuffs and scratches.
41"H x 32"W x 18.5"D