Writing desk, Russia, second half of '700. Inlaid wood and metal. Came from the estate Ostafievo Viazemskie principles. The writing style close to objects made by artists David Roentgen, Heinrich Hambs and their pupils. I like furniture adorned the interiors of the palaces of the czars in St. Petersburg and its environs, as well as sealing the Russian aristocracy. According to legend, the first of 'the 800 eminent historian Nikolai Mikhailovich Karamzin and Russian writer, wrote the last three volumes of' History of the Russian state 'sitting at this desk.
Size: L. 68 W. 186 H. 218