Louis XVI Secretary with Cylinder Top, Northern Europe, circa 1800

Price: $9,750.00
Product ID : SEC00162

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Overview

Measures: 48" wide x 23 1/2" deep x 60 1/4" high, 35 1/3" deep when writing surface is open, writing surface is 31 1/2" from the floor when open.

A Louis XVI secretary desk in mahogany with satinwood inlays. Offers a cylinder top that opens to reveal a series of small drawers surrounding a closed cubby by pulling on the writing surface by way of two brass pulls. Above desk top is a tambour door with open compartments. Three drawers of staggered depths follow underneath desk. Northern Europe, circa 1790-1810.

Note: Existing original mechanism is counter-weighted for easy opening and closing. Offers antique brass key plates & pulls which may not necessarily be original to the piece, but are handsome, satinwood line-inlay design on drawers and cylinder top, all working locks, split columns with original ormolu capitals, old leather with blind tooling.

Period: Louis XVI

Place of Origin: Europe

Date of Manufacture: circa 1800

Period: Early 19th Century

Materials and Techniques: PolishedSatinwood, InlayMahogany, Leather

Condition: Good. All locks are original with the exception of the bottom drawer. Lock was replaced. All locks are working.

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Description

Measures: 48" wide x 23 1/2" deep x 60 1/4" high, 35 1/3" deep when writing surface is open, writing surface is 31 1/2" from the floor when open. A Louis XVI secretary desk in mahogany with satinwood inlays. Offers a cylinder top that opens to reveal a series of small drawers surrounding a closed cubby by pulling on the writing surface by way of two brass pulls. Above desk top is a tambour door with open compartments. Three drawers of staggered depths follow underneath desk. Northern Europe, circa 1790-1810. Note: Existing original mechanism is counter-weighted for easy opening and closing. Offers antique brass key plates & pulls which may not necessarily be original to the piece, but are handsome, satinwood line-inlay design on drawers and cylinder top, all working locks, split columns with original ormolu capitals, old leather with blind tooling. Period: Louis XVI Place of Origin: Europe Date of Manufacture: circa 1800 Period: Early 19th Century Materials and Techniques: PolishedSatinwood, InlayMahogany, Leather Condition: Good. All locks are original with the exception of the bottom drawer. Lock was replaced. All locks are working.

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