This is an impressive Antique Dutch marquetry walnut Secretaire à Abattant - fall front desk, which dates from Circa 1780.
This impressive antique Dutch walnut secretaire is exquisitely adorned with a plethora of intricate marquetry decoration incorporating splendid stringing, magnificent masks, birds, figures, and stunning leaf scroll and floral ornaments.
It is of the very highest quality and features a sumptuous incurved top with moulded edge above an exceptional full-width frieze drawer.
The magnificent and luxurious fall front opens to reveal a useful array of pigeon holes, a central cupboard as well as two small drawers plus a roomy fitted cupboard which is under enclosed by a pair of doors.
The floral marquetry bordered writing surface has been fitted with an inset gold tooled leather writing surface in emerald green. The interior of the secretaire is also decorated with impressive floral marquetry decoration.
As a finishing touch, the secretaire à abattant features highly decorative ormolu mounted and turned columns to the sides and rests on an incurved base which has been raised on sophisticated rectangular legs.
It comes with it's original working locks and keys.
Instil the elegance of a bygone era to a special place in your home with this spectacular first-class secretaire à abattant pedestal desk.
In truly excellent condition, having been fully and sympathetically restored by our craftsmen in our workshops.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 151 x Width 100 x Depth 51
Dimensions in inches:
Height 4 feet, 11 inches x Width 3 feet, 3 inches x Depth 1 foot, 8 inches
Our reference: 09751
Please feel free to email or call us (+44 20 8809 9605) to arrange a viewing in our North London warehouse.