Hailing from an important Swedish collection, this fine 19th-century satinwood and rosewood secretaire abattant is available at Nicholas Wells Antiques. A fine trefoil steel key opening four drawers and two blank drawers opening to a fall front with green tooled leather and rosewood interior. Two small side drawers fitted below the molded blue turquin dished marble top. Raised on square tapering legs terminating in gilt bronze feet.
France, second half 19th century
H128 x W65 x D37cm
H50.5 x W25.5 x D14.5in
Tessin Palace, Gamla Stan, Stockholm
The Governor of Stockholm Richard Dickson (1843–1924)