A LOUIS XVI REVIVAL EXOTIC WOODS INLAID MARQUETRY SECRÉTAIRE À ABATTANT, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, the breakfront rectangular Incarnat Turquin marble top above a conforming body with top drawer centering a bronze lined keyhole within a pair of blossoming stems on an a quatre faces tulipwood ground, flanked by shaped square form reserves with bow ribbon tied floral sprays, over a floral bouquets marquetry triptych hinged panel opening to a gilt tooled green leather lined writing surface, before a burled maple lined open compartment and one long drawer disguised as two short drawers over two short drawers, above three exterior base drawers with matching floral decoration and conforming apron, flanked by triple vertical band inlaid canted corners partitioned by quatrefoil florets and ending above short cabriole feet with reticulated gilt bronze scrolling sabots. Height: 55 3/4" Width: 30" Depth: 15 1/2"
Good condition, professionally restored with expect old repairs, restorations, three very small veneer chips, age cracks, gilding wear, some light scratches and scuff marks towards base. Simpson Galleries strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Simpson Galleries regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Simpson Galleries. All lots offered are sold "AS IS."