Antique Italian Inlaid Secretary + Hidden Compart


Bronze mounted Boulle Marquetry secretary desk or cabinet. With a cylindrical form in ebonized veneer and boulle with dore bronze mounts on a gorgeous red and orange swirling boulle veneer ground. The legs are mounted on four extremely high quality dore bronze mounts in the form of maidens masks and caryatids. The center opens up to a triple-drawer writing area with a velvet writing area and a multicolored grain wood trim.

The upper section with a shaped pierced acanthus gallery, above three frieze drawers centered by a foliate-cast escutcheon, the cylinder top inlaid with cube parquetry and centered by foliate marquetry within a cartouche-shaped frame, the interior with a pull-out gilt-tooled leather writing

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Dimensions 25.5 x 17 x 38.5 in



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