Large Louis XVI
essay secretary rosewood, veneered. Rectangular corpus on conical square
legs. In the front four drawers of different
sizes, above two pull-outs for inclined, hinged writing tablet. Behind it is a richly structured
office layout. High-rectangular, two-door extension with slightly projecting profile cornice, inside shelving.
The veneer fields in the front are framed by banded inlays and contain large medallions with bouquets of flowers in magnificent
vases as well as flower arrangements and tendrils made of different, partly coloured precious woods. Bow-crowned
medallion fittings with floral relief handles.
H. 223 cm. 116 cm by 54 cm.
A large Italian rosewood veneered Louis XVI writing cabinet with rich marquetry.
Italy. About 1780.
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