Secrétaire in the style of transition Louis XV-Louis XVI

This secrétaire is an original creation inspired by the renowned French cabinetmakers of the transition style, such as Jean-François Oeben or Jean-Henri Riesener.

The marble top of this piece rests above a case in solid oak with canted corners and is finely decorated with floral marquetry. The fall-front inlaid with marquetry depicting a magnificent basket of flowers opens to reveal brownish, gilded leather. The drawers within the upper section are faced with rosewood veneer in diamond motif and placed in a compartment veneered in satinwood from Ceylon. The lower cupboard has two doors decorated with lush marquetry bouquets outside and veneered in burr maple inside. These doors cover a large shelf. All the marquetry floral motifs are placed in a wenge ground and framed with garlands of leaves rolling fillets in ebony and sycamore fillets. The marquetry panels are framed in rosewood veneer arranged in a typical 45° pattern. An inlay simulating grooves decorates the canted corners of the case.

Height: 56.1 inches / Lenght: 31.9 inches / Depth: 16.5 inches

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