The side of the desk has a shallow recess veneered with marquetry showing the Roman goddess of agriculture, Ceres. She pours water from an ewer and holds a cornucopia of fruit.
French, Paris, about 1692 - about 1700
Fir, veneered with brass, copper, silver, ebony, bone, horn, mother-of-pearl, and tortoiseshell; drawers of beech, oak, walnut; silvered-bronze mount; silk velvet; steel key
2 ft. 3 3/4 in. x 2 ft. 11 in. x 1 ft. 8 in.