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A Louis XVI mahogany secretaire by Pierre Garnier

Circa 1780

Height : 146 cm

Width : 98 cm

Depth : 46 cm

A Louis XVI mahogany secretaire by Pierre Garnier

Circa 1780

Height : 146 cm

Width : 98 cm

Depth : 46 cm

A Louis XVI mahogany secretaire by Pierre Garnier

Circa 1780

Height : 146 cm

Width : 98 cm

Depth : 46 cm

Descriptive

The eared rectangular white marble top with pierced gallery above a frieze with a large drawer. The fall-front encloses thirteeen small drawers, and the lower part opening with two doors to reveal  strongbox.

The secretaire is adorned with gilded bronze neoclassical escutchons, paterae and angle mounts. It rests on four small tapering feet.

The quality of locks and mahogany is remarkable.

Stamped P. Garnier ( master in 1742)