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LOUIS XVI FLAME MAHOGANY SECRÉTAIRE
White marble top over flame mahogany veneer over an oak carcass. With one long drawer at the top over a fall front with a lock and key and two doors opening at the base, within, a single long drawer and an alcove above it. The secrétaire opens to reveal an alcove over nine drawers with gilt bronze handles. The fall front with a black/green leather writing top and ebonised stringer to the veneer.
The whole front flanked by flame mahogany columns with gilt bronze 'cannelures' surmounted by 'grattoir'. Gilt bronze mounts and pieds toupie feet.
France, 1785.
HEIGHT: 146 cm (57½")
WIDTH: 109 cm (38½")
DEPTH CLOSED: 37.5 cm (14¾")
DEPTH OPEN: 85 cm (33½")

£8,500


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