292 . Wonderful French Bisque Bebe by Leon Casimir Bru in Original Festival Costume with Very Rare Signed Bru Shoes
293 . French Mechanical Musical Automaton "Polichinelle with Cymbals" by Leopold Lambert with Original Paris Store Label
8" (20 cm.) 7"d. x 11"l. Of beautifully grained woods in artfully-arranged marquetry, the desk has a scalloped rim with bronze edging, two drawers, cabriole legs, and is richly ornamented with bronze drawer pulls and figural head mounts on the legs. Excellent condition. French, circa 1865, of the luxury archetypal of the fine Parisian store Maison Giroux.