This is an antique French Vernis Martin rosewood and kingwood bombe shaped secretaire cabinet dating from around 1880.
The fall front of this antique secretaire is decorated with a vignette of a courting couple set within an extravagant ormolu border. The front opens to reveal a beautiful satinwood interior including three drawers together with an open cupboard and a very attractive black leather gold-tooled writing surface.
By way of storage, the antique French secretaire also features a beautifully shaped marble top and has houses three full width drawers to provide plenty of spacious storage capacity.
The sides of the secretaire cabinet have delicate and attractive parquetry decoration. The chest stands on truly elegant splayed legs, each terminating with gilded ormolu sabots.
This French Antique secretaire chest is in excellent condition and has been expertly restored in our own workshops by our own craftsmen. Please take a close look at the images provided to satisfy yourself of this or, better still, visit our north London showroom and see for yourself.
More Information and To View
You are very welcome to email us or call us using the contact details shown above with any questions you might have about this antique French secretaire. We would also be delighted to arrange a viewing of this item at our North London warehouse, just email or call for an appointment quoting our reference as shown above so we know which antique secretaire you are referring to.
The showroom is open from 10am to 5pm every weekday and on occasional Saturdays - please call first before making a journey on a Saturday.
Shipping, Delivery and Return
This is a very fine antique secretaire and it requires careful packing and shipping to ensure it arrives at its destination in the same superb condition it was in when it left. We can ship this antique secretaire to any destination worldwide and will take care of the packing for you, but please do call or email for a quotation before purchasing the item so that we can fully discuss your requirements. We ship to any mainland UK address free of charge.
If you are not satisfied with the item we offer a 14-day money back guarantee in accordance with the Distance Selling Regulations. You will be responsible for the return shipping fees for this French secretaire, unless we have erroneously described the item in some material way and you do not receive what you were expecting. You must return the item in its original packaging and condition.
You are also responsible for any customs duties or local taxes that fall due outside the European Union.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 141 x Width 72 x Depth 38
Dimensions in inches:
Height 4 feet, 7 inches x Width 2 feet, 4 inches x Depth 1 foot, 3 inches
Our reference: 07786