Offered by: Fireside Antiques
14007 Perkins Rd Baton Rouge, LA 70810 , United States Call Seller 225.752.9565


French Empire Secrétaire á Abattant

$ 3,995
  • Description
    A handsome 19th century Empire secrétaire à abattant made of rich bookmatched and figured walnut. This desk has a black fossil marble top resting above a drawer, accessible with a hidden pull. Below is a fold front door revealing a fitted interior with a functional writing surface, inset with worn green leather with gold tooling. The interior has an open storage shelf flanked with empirical styled columns over a set of six drawers of varying sizes. The writing surface is supported with rounded brass hinges. Below are three easy to use drawers with brass round knobs. You’ll find four functioning locks all surrounded with decorative ormolu escutcheon plates, 1 key works all the locks. Cleaned and polished with a French paste wax, this antique is ready for your immediate use. Be sure to view the detailed images to see the current condition of this antique secrétaire á abattant. Circa 1810. The writing surface is 30”H x 28 ½”W x 21”D. Total depth with the writing surface being used is 33 ½”D.
  • More Information
    Origin: France
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: Brass, Mahogany, Marble, patinated, Hand-Carved, Hand-Crafted
    Condition: Good.
    Styles / Movements: Traditional, Empire
    Dealer Reference #: 3048-23
    Incollect Reference #: 694091
  • Dimensions
    W. 38.5 in; H. 55 in; D. 17.5 in;
    W. 97.79 cm; H. 139.7 cm; D. 44.45 cm;
Message from Seller:

Laura Roland and her mother Susan travel to France, England and Italy in search of one-of-a-kind 18th, 19th and 20th century antique and vintage furniture and accessories. They have built many wonderful European contacts, ship 40 ft containers and do full restoration at their 18,000 sqft showroom in Baton Rouge, LA. Fireside Antiques has been a family-owned business since 1982

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