Neorenaissance writing desk with haut-relief of Kn - detail of advertisement
Antique: Neorenaissance writing desk with haut-relief of Kn
Dark-stained wood, deep carving (haut-relief, high relief), statuettes. The front side is decorated with cut knights in armor with a sword standing on the console. The central motif of a deep relief carving with the theme of battle burst, with knights in full armor on horseback. Fighting with a spear (lance). Scenes framed by a strip. Rectangular top plate, with sliding ledge. The sides of the statue of a mythical animal - a lioness with a human head, in armor. The longitudinal strip between the statues. Side panels uncut. Bottom flat wide frame, decorated with embossed carving of a pearl. On the front side with a pair of carved spears (lances). At the back, on the sides, the door. At the top three drawers next to each other. The original unrestored condition. Europe, neorenesance, 1870 - 1890. Height 82.5 cm, width 150 cm, depth 80 cm.