Eleganter Louis XV/Transition-Schrägklappensekretär, Frankreich, Mitte 18. Jh.


A Transition period bureau featuring a tulipwood herringbone parquetry on an oak carcase. The bureau is in two parts, the upper part consisting of a fall-front writing desk with an interior fitted with pigeon holes, seven drawers and a red leather lined writing surface. When open, the hinged flap rests on wooden supports that pullout / pull-out, so called 'lopers'. The lower part consists of two long drawers, its apron with a foliate gilt bronze mount supported on cabriole legs. Veneered on all four sides and could be placed centrally if required.


PERIOD: Louis XV-Transition, Mitte 18. Jh. / Louis XV-Transition period, mid of 18th century
PLACE OF ORIGIN: Frankreich / France
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Rosenholz-Marketerie, vergoldete Bronze/ Tulipwood marquetry, gilt bronze
CONDITION: Sehr gut. Minimale Gebrauchs- und Altersspuren / Very good. Minor wear consistent of age and use.
HEIGHT: 91 cm ( 35.83 in. )
WIDTH:  83 cm (32.68 in. )
DEPTH: 46 cm (18.12 in. )
Price Upon Request