19th Century French Parisienne Rosewood Marble Top Drop-Front Secretary

2612-68228 (Click to Inquire About This Item)

51H x 27W x 14D

Location: Baton Rouge

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19th Century French Parisienne Rosewood Marble Top Drop-Front Secretary is an example of Napoleon III Period artistry that has not been duplicated since!  Exotic rosewood veneering on the serpentine casework has been inlaid with exquisite classical floral and foliate motifs utilizing equally exotic olivewood, satinwood, and heart French walnut, among others, to create amazing imagery on teh facade.  The case features cornerposts carved with acanthus corbels above and below, leading the eye up to the marble top.  The lower four drawers provide spacious and stylish storage, while the top cabinet drops down to become a desktop surface, with cubby holes and drawers inside artistically adorned with exotic woods to create a master work of the cabinetmaker's art!

Circa 1870s

Measures 51H x 27W x 14D