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Secrétaire - Empire Style - Mahogany feather. - Late 19th century

Lot reference 28092531
Secrétaire - Empire Style - Mahogany feather. - Late 19th century

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France

Object: Secrétaire (More lots)
Material: Mahogany feather.
Style: Empire Style
Estimated Period: Late 19th century
Country of Origin: France
Condition: Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions: 148×47×105 cm

The evolution of the drop-front desk is the secretaire that was created at the end of the eighteenth century and developed throughout the nineteenth century. The secretaire, as its name suggests, was designed to facilitate the work of the secretaries. They were characterised by a drop-down top that could be locked with a key or mechanisms. This one is made of mahogany crotch with finely chiselled gilded bronze fittings and has a structure with two stacked parts. The lower part contains 3 drawers, the central part has a drop-down top that contains several drawers and compartments. The front is characterised by two feathered columns with a central bottleneck. The top is made of marble.

Dimensions: 105 x 47, H 148 cm.

France: 19th century.

Restored by our master craftsmen with the traditional method using shellac and alcohol, handmade.

Shipping throughout Italy, Europe and the rest of the world at very reasonable rates, with safe and tracked shipment. Shipping will be agreed privately at the end of the auction; the costs will not be high and shall be borne by the buyer.

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    The chandeliere is so beautiful!! I admire it all the time. Communication with the seller was great. Delivery very fast and the chandeliere was packed perfect. I am very happy!! Thank you very much!
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    Gundelinde January 31, 2019

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    Ottimo acquisto. Venditore professionale, competente e molto disponibile.
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    Gall0621 January 18, 2019

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