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Louis XVI Drop Front Desk, France 1780-1800, Walnut Root Veneer



Exquisite Louis XVI drop front desk, France 1780, walnut root veneer with details in cherry, plum and boxwood veneer and Marquetry. The special something about this secrétaire is the outside of its writing top. It has a stunning mirrored walnut root veneer in butterfly shape. The inside has six small drawers and four open compartments. The writing surface is covered with green leather. Additionally there are three large drawers on the outside. The secrétaire is in very good condition. It comes refinished and French polished and has its original brass fittings. It ships from Germany and includes shipping to Boston.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 56.7 in. (144 cm)Width: 36.23 in. (92 cm)Depth: 15.75 in. (40 cm)
  • Style
    Louis XVI (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Refinished. Wear consistent with age and use. Refinished and French polished.
  • Seller Location
    Belmont, MA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1772220882662

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Belmont, MA
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 2 days of delivery.

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