French 19th Century Empire Secrétaire à Abattant
Dimensions: 57″H x 38 1/4″W x 17 1/4″D
A stunning 19th century Empire secretary, in mahogany, from France. The desk has a black, fossil marble top with finished edge, that is in spectacular antique condition. The front of the desk folds forward to reveal the piece’s work area. This space is equipped with five drawers, column details, a mirrored back, and slanted leather topped writing surface. The green leather is original to the secretary and trimmed in wonderful gold tooling. Below the work space is another interior cavity, with a single fixed shelf, that is hidden behind two lockable doors. This amazing Empire secretary features exquisite book matched mahogany and plentiful decorative brass ormolu.