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Writing Table (bureau plat):Crowned C
Writing Table (bureau plat):Crowned C
Many of the gilt bronze mounts are stamped with a crowned C, showing that the tax, levied between 1745 and 1749 on the copper within the bronze, had been paid.

Attributed to Joseph Baumhauer
French, about 1745 - 1749
Oak veneered with satiné rouge; gilt bronze mounts; modern leather top
H: 2 ft. 7 1/16 in. x W: 5 ft. 11 3/8 in. x D: 3 ft. 3 5/8 in.