Lady Secretary Louis XVI Inlaid - precious wood marquetry - Circa 1800

Description
Lady Secretary Louis XVI Inlaid - precious wood marquetry - Circa 1800
France

Louis XVI period lady’s secretaire in precious wood marquetry.

Front opening in the lower part by 3 drawers without crossbar, signifying a work of very high quality.

In the upper part a flap discovering a beautiful internal theatre with drawers and a leather work surface.

Sienna marbled stone top surmounting a final drawer trimmed with a copper band.

The marquetry with geometric decorations is fabulous and the flap adorned with a vase of flowers in a cartouche that completes the whole.

Beautiful Parisian cabinetmaking.

With adjustments of later date.

To be attributed and compared to Schlichtig's work.


Dimensions: h 136 × 63 × 37

Lot details
Object
Lady Secretary Louis XVI Inlaid
Material
precious wood marquetry
Estimated Period
Circa 1800
Country of Origin
France
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
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