Maison Jansen Bureau Plat
Maison Jansen was a Parisian interior decor firm?founded in 1880. By 1900 they were?serving clients in four continents, perhaps?the first truly global design office.?They were known for artfully combining tradition with new design trends,?scrupulously attentive to history without sacrificing clients’ desires for a livable space and a compelling aesthetic.
This handsome writing desk is built, in the Regency style, of gilt and ebonized wood, with turned faux bamboo legs and brass hardware. There are five drawers and two pull-out extensions. The top wears its original embossed leather.?The lock is in working condition.