Early 19th C French Escritoire Secretaire Secret Compartments Superb Interior

Early 19th C French Escritoire Secretaire Secret Compartments Superb Interior
Early 19th C French Escritoire Secretaire Secret Compartments Superb Interior
Early 19th C French Escritoire Secretaire Secret Compartments Superb Interior
Early 19th C French Escritoire Secretaire Secret Compartments Superb Interior
Early 19th C French Escritoire Secretaire Secret Compartments Superb Interior
Early 19th C French Escritoire Secretaire Secret Compartments Superb Interior
Early 19th C French Escritoire Secretaire Secret Compartments Superb Interior
Early 19th C French Escritoire Secretaire Secret Compartments Superb Interior
Early 19th C French Escritoire Secretaire Secret Compartments Superb Interior
Early 19th C French Escritoire Secretaire Secret Compartments Superb Interior
Early 19th C French Escritoire Secretaire Secret Compartments Superb Interior
Early 19th C French Escritoire Secretaire Secret Compartments Superb Interior

Early 19th C French Escritoire Secretaire Secret Compartments Superb Interior
First Empire Period France Secretaire a Abattant, early 19th Century Escritoire. Is beautifully preserved with antique brass details and multiple inlaid wood veneers on the interior. This piece was created for a person of means who most probably displayed the desk both as a showpiece, but it was also a practical working desk. This secretaire desk has a fantastic interior with five drawers on display. The three bottom drawers are detailed with a brickwork design and lion head pulls. Eight more drawers are located behind interior doors which have an oval inlay design, and open by means of hidden door releases. The design motif is architectural with four black enameled columns with antique brass capitals and bases at the “building facade”, and spanning from base to cornice. Two balconies with architectural balusters are backed by mirrors to extend the depth of the facade, much like windows. There are six hidden storage compartments for storing and keeping valuables safe which are disguised as architectural details. Excellent quality bleached walnut exterior with a full width drawer under the cornice top. The bottom cabinet doors lock and inside there is one shelf. The drop down writing surface also locks and the locks are distinguished with an intricate laurel wreath escutcheon. The original keys are included in the sale of this remarkable antique with wonderful detail. Is truly a fine piece which will be a centerpiece in a any living space or office design. The item “EARLY 19TH C FRENCH ESCRITOIRE SECRETAIRE SECRET COMPARTMENTS SUPERB INTERIOR” is in sale since Saturday, June 1, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Furniture\Desks & Secretaries\1800-1899″. The seller is “fergiebuzz12″ and is located in Denver, Colorado. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Type: Secretary
  • Style: 1st Empire French
  • Material: Walnut with multiple inlaid veneers
  • Height: 57.27″
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
  • Region of Origin: France
  • Width: 40.16″
  • Depth: 20.87″
  • Color: Medium Wood Tone
  • Maker: French

Early 19th C French Escritoire Secretaire Secret Compartments Superb Interior