Antique Secretaries

French, Louis XVI period, marquetry-inlaid secretaire abattant
Item No. 1085
French, Louis XVI period, marquetry-inlaid secretaire abattant

In rosewood, walnut, and satinwood; having original marble top in gray with white veining; the fall-front opening to reveal a writing surface and interior drawers. Late 18th century. Bearing the signature of Jean Laurent Cosson ("COSSON").

58½" high by 41" wide by 18" deep
Italian, Baroque period, chinoiserie, painted and parcel-gilt secretaire bookcase
Item No. 586
Italian, Baroque period, chinoiserie, painted and parcel-gilt secretaire bookcase

Early 18th century.

91" high by 48½" wide by 21¼" deep
Rare, French, Louis XVI period secrétaire à abattant
Item No. 975
Rare, French, Louis XVI period secrétaire à abattant

Marquetry-inlaid with musical trophies, urns, and floral bouquets. Circa 1780.

Stamped "G. Kemp." (Guillaume Kemp - active 1757–86, master 1764).
Very fine, French provincial, Regence period secretaire en bibliotheque
Item No. 872
Very fine, French provincial, Regence period secretaire en bibliotheque

From Southwestern France bearing the "Croix de Malte" in marquetry and with chapeau de gendarme cornice and arbalette façade on the drawers of the bottom compartment. Circa 1715-1727.

98½" high by 44¾" wide by 22½" deep
Catalan, Baroque period, marquetry-inlaid, slant-front bureau
Item No. 816
Catalan, Baroque period, marquetry-inlaid, slant-front bureau

In walnut veneer with boxwood inlay, monogram surmounted by a crown. Two small external drawers above three long drawers, with an additional six interior drawers behind fold-down writing compartment. First half of the 18th century.

49½" high by 46" wide by 23½" deep
Fine, English, George I style, chinoiserie, fall-front secretary
Item No. 915
Fine, English, George I style, chinoiserie, fall-front secretary

In black lacquer, painted and parcel gilded. Late 19th or early 20th century.
Fine, Italian, Rococo style, polychrome-painted and laca povera bureau bookcase
Item No. 857
Fine, Italian, Rococo style, polychrome-painted and laca povera bureau bookcase

Late 19th or early 20th century.

93½" high by 42" wide by 21" deep
Spanish, iron-mounted, polychrome, parcel-gilt and bone-inlaid Vargueño (travelling trunk on stand)
Item No. 821
Spanish, iron-mounted, polychrome, parcel-gilt and bone-inlaid Vargueño (travelling trunk on stand)

In solid, carved walnut. 17th century. The rectangular case enclosing fourteen drawers and two cupboard doors, on a later walnut stand fitted with two small drawers and with later carved embellishments.

59½" high by by 47¾" wide by 17½" deep
Italian, Louis XV period, inlaid secretary
Item No. 781
Italian, Louis XV period, inlaid secretary

In walnut and fruitwood with slant-front stand in two parts, the upper part with arched molded cornice above a pair of cupboard doors; the slant front enclosing a fitted interior above a frieze drawer, raised on cabriole legs; inlaid to form foliate scrolls and flowerheads. From Piedmont. Mid-18th century.

87" tall by 52½" wide by 26" deep
Italian, Louis XV period, painted scriban
Item No. 761
Italian, Louis XV period, painted scriban

With double chapeau de gendarme cornice and fold-down writing surface. Upper compartment comprised of two doors which open to reveal six drawers. Bottom, fold-down writing compartment opens to reveal five additional drawers. Mid-18th century.

48" wide by 24" deep (37" deep open) by 82" high
Louis XV style, chinoiserie secretary ('dos d'ane')
Item No. 394
Louis XV style, chinoiserie secretary ("dos d'ane")

Painted and gilded with black lacquer base. Late 18th or early 19th century.

29" wide by 18" deep by 38" high
Important, French, Louis XV-Louis XVI Transition period scriban
Item No. 525
Important, French, Louis XV-Louis XVI Transition period scriban

From the port city of Nantes. In solid, carved acacia (mimosa tree). Third quarter of the 18th century.
Louis XV style, chinoiserie commode scriban
Item No. 439
Louis XV style, chinoiserie commode scriban

Gilded and painted with ivory inlay. 19th century.

38" wide by 20" deep (when closed) 35" deep (when opened) by 43½" high
French, Louis XVI period 'commode/scriban' (slant-top secretary)
Item No. 350
French, Louis XVI period "commode/scriban" (slant-top secretary)

In walnut, with kingwood banding outlined with satinwood and ebony stringing. 18th century.

32¼" wide by 19" deep by 40½" high
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English, George I style, chinoiserie, fall-front secretary
Item No. 1027
English, George I style, chinoiserie, fall-front secretary

Painted and parcel gilded with red laquer. Circa 1880.
Fine, Louis XV, marquetry inlaid, gilt-bronze mounted, secrétaire à abattant
Item No. 808
Fine, Louis XV, marquetry inlaid, gilt-bronze mounted, secrétaire à abattant

In kingwood with beige marble top. Mid-18th century

54" high by 33" wide by 16" deep
William IV style fall-front secretary/bookcase
Item No. 292
William IV style fall-front secretary/bookcase

In flame mahogany with satinwood inlay. Early 20th century.

44" wide by 20½" deep by 91" high
English Davenport
Item No. 45
English Davenport

Walnut veneer with satinwood stringing, slant top, leather writing surface, carved fret work gallery. Circa 1860's.

20½" wide by 21" deep by 33" high in back



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