"Office Napoleon III Period Stamped Krieger"
French work, Napoleon III period Flat desk all in mahogany and gilded bronze stamped by the house of Krieger in Paris. Handrail in gilded bronze with motives known as "à la grecque", tray and pull tabs covered with original brown leather. Zipper opening on each side, opening to two drawers on the front with keys. Furniture entirely of period of high quality having undergone no restorations. Signed on each lock "Maison Krieger Ameublement Paris". Maison Krieger was founded in 1828 by Antoine and Nicolas Krieger rue Saint-Nicolas in Paris. She produces and presents pieces in the 18th century and Empire style while creating modern interpretations in the Louis XV and Louis XVI styles. In 1849, the house won the prize for the Exhibition of Industry Products as well as the Universal Exhibitions of 1851 in London and 1855 in Paris. In 1880, the company merged and became Krieger, Damon and Cie moving to 74, rue du Faubourg Saint-Antoine.