Large French Directoire Period Traveling Secretary For Sale
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Large French Directoire Period Traveling Secretary

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This French Directoire traveling secretary is made of walnut. Its large size is unusual and would make an impressive statement in a study. The top section of the secretary is period, dating from the end of the 18th century, while the base was created sometime later in the early 19th century. The interior has some of the original drawers, one of which locks with a key, and the leather-faced cartonniers are recent. There are forged iron rings on each side for carrying the top, however, the ring on the right side is broken.

Details

  • Condition
    Fair. There are a number of relatively minor issues such as dents, scratches, some discoloration; there is a crack in the front of the fall-front due to wood shrinkage, which is only seen when the writing surface is closed one of the iron rings is broken..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
  • Dimensions

    H 56.75 in. x W 64.5 in. x D 18 in.

    H 144.15 cm x W 163.83 cm x D 45.72 cm

  • Seller location
    Pembroke, MA
  • Seller reference number
    #1835
  • Reference number
    LU838510556163

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