This is a fabulous antique Dutch Floral Marquetry Walnut Secretaire Abbatant, circa 1810 in date.
The secretaire features a projecting top that is fitted with an inlaid frieze drawer flanked by winged caryatids.
The fall front has marquetry decoration in an oval panel of charioteers within floral borders, above three full width drawers flanked by brass capped cylindrical pillars inlaid with leafy trails.
The fall front is fitted with a green gold tooled leather inser writing surface and the interior has a central door, flanked by four small drawers and open recesses.
The secretaire rests on decorative block feet is complete with working locks and keys.
A lot of skilled work went in to making this incredibly decorative item.
In excellent condition having been beautifully cleaned, polished and waxed in our workshops, please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 151 x Width 95 x Depth 55
Dimensions in inches:
Height 4 foot, 11 inches x Width 3 feet, 1 inch x Depth 1 foot, 10 inches
Our reference: A1873