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19th Century French Provincial Walnut Secretary Desk or Secretaire a Abattant



This rare French Provincial secretaire a abattant or secretary desk features a long top drawer above a fall front opening up to an interior fitted with drawers and compartments and creating a leather lined writing surface. The bottom part has two doors opening up to a shelved interior and rests on short carved cabriole legs. The wood has a wonderful warm glow and a floral inlay as well as bronze escutcheons in the Rococo style adorn the front.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 58 in. (147.32 cm)Width: 33 in. (83.82 cm)Depth: 17 in. (43.18 cm)
  • Style
    French Provincial (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1820
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU2165316976482

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  • Shipping
    $499 In-Home Delivery Shipping
    to United States 0, arrives in 3-8 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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