Spectacular secrétaire à abattant in neo-Gothic style

 18.000,00

A very fine and rare Austrian Secrétaire in walnut, amboyna and ebony, with numerous hidden secret drawers and complex lock mechanisms. Comes with instructions for the complexity of hidden locks and secret drawers.

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SKU: A6042 Category:

Description

A very fine and rare Austrian Secrétaire in walnut, amboyna and ebony, with numerous hidden secret drawers and complex lock mechanisms.

The fret-carved cornice surmounted by fleur-de-lys above an arcaded frieze fitted with a central concealed lock enclosed by a carved crest of an eagle, the fall with an elaborate locking system having a fitted interior of a niche concealing multiple hidden compartments and drawers, the base fitted with a slide enclosing two drawers.

The quality and attention to detail, the choice of woods, inserts, materials, its elegant shape, in addition to the intriguing number of secrets hiding places, made this piece of furniture unique in its kind and was undoubtedly realized by an important cabinetmaker of the epoch.

spectacular Secrétaire à abattant in neo-Gothic style
spectacular Secrétaire à abattant in neo-Gothic style
Dimensions 102 × 56 × 191 cm
Country

Austria

Period

19th Century

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