Art Nouveau period, period 1880 to 1920 Ladies Writing Desk. The round drop-leaf writing surface makes it so unusual. The carved vines. applied decoration and the asymmetrical scroll at the top are classic Art Nouveau.
Regency Pollard Oak Davenport made and stamped by Gillow | From a unique collection of antique and modern commodes and chests of drawers at http://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/storage-case-pieces/commodes-chests-of-drawers/
A PAINT-DECORATED OAK, CEDAR AND PINE CHAMBER TABLE REALIZED PRICE $986,500 BOSTON, 1690-1710 retains the original squiggle paintwork on the frame and painted sprigs in the panels, appears to retain original pulls