19th Century Small Writing Cabinet or Lady's Secrétaire

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Object Description

A 19th century bonheur du jour writing cabinet or small lady’s secre´taire in the form of a casket, with a pagoda shaped top and a falldrop front. Opening the front reveals a writing surface and bringing to light two small drawers, one long drawer and a shelf. Supported by a plinth drawer on four cabriole legs with gilt-bronze sabots. The front of the secrétaire is set with an elaborate marquetry displaying an oval medaillon featuring musical instruments and extensive scrollwork. The secrétaire is surmounted with a finely chased gilt-bronze gallery and gilt-bronze mounts on the canted corners featuring ram’s heads. This item is an example of the significance of writing in 19th century France.

Object Condition

Good, wear consistent with age and use, French polish refreshed – detailed condition report on request

Object Details

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Jakob F. Mueller Antiquitaeten
Fasanenstrasse 28
Berlin
10719
Germany

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