A Fine Louis XVI Style Parquetry, Gilt-Bronze and Lacquer Mounted Petit Secretaire Cabinet.
Stamped to the reverse of the bronze mounts to the bottom columns ‘H.B. 47’, stamped to the reverse of the bronze mounts to the top of the columns ‘PZ 42′. Stamped to the reverse of the bronze frames to the doors ’38’.
This fine secretaire cabinet has a gilt-bronze three quarter gallery inset with a grey marble top above a lambrequin frieze and a parquetry inlaid case, inset with fine Japanese lacquer panels within gilt-bronze borders. The cabinet has a fall front opening to a writing slope and a fitted interior with small drawers and compartments.