Lot 1200: Sold for £2,900 hammer

Estimate £500-£700

A French secretaire d’abbatant in the Louis XVI style, the interior enclosed by a painted fall front, detailed with a scene of a partially clad female figure and a cherub in a landscape setting, below a pierced gallery top over a long drawer with applied gilt mounts, square tapering legs united by an undertier, height 139cm x depth 36cm x width 78cm, S/D

Condition report
Appears to be an early 20th Century example. There are no splits or breaks, but there are some light scratches to the top. There are also some small scuffs towards the edges of the painted panel. Some ink stains to the velvet lined writing surface. There is a key. The gilt metal mounts are in good condition.

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