French 19th Century Boulle Wellington Chest Secretaire

French 19th Century Boulle Wellington Chest Secretaire

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An outstanding French boulle serpentine shaped ebonised wellington chest with secretaire writing compartment. The chest has extremely good quality engraved brass and red tortoise shell inlay with ebonised sides and single brass string inlay with white carrera marble top finished with bronze gilt ormolu mounts and moulds.

Inside, the chest is veneered in rosewood and has three serpentine shaped drawers with gilt moulding detail. The writing surface has a fitted red hide leather. All the drawers are oak lined and have their original working locks and key.

Height - 48 inches
Width - 25 ½ inches
Depth - 13 ½ inches

Dimensions

W65.0 x H122.0 x D34.0 cm

Condition

Used

Wear condition

Excellent

Date of manufacture

1870

Place of origin

France

Material

Tortoise Shell, Bronze, Gilt

Period

19th Century

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SKU

12332833
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