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Secretary in cupboard with cut front angles, with...

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Secretary in cupboard with cut front angles, with simulated grooves. In natural wood, veneered with wood of different species, some tinted, with inlaid decoration in compartments of leafy branches in the upper part and reserves of rhombuses, bordered with green ribbon and mahogany. The front decorated with three medallions showing a trophy on a background of oak branches or baskets of flowers, surrounded by a race of ribbons. Opening by a drawer, a flap discovering six drawers and four windows, and by two leaves. The top is made of grey marble Sainte-Anne, molded and with lateral protrusions. Stamped "SCHLICHTIG". Louis XVI period. Leather replaced. H. : 143 cm - W. : 96,5 cm - D. : 39 cm. Reinforcements at the back. Cracks, restorations, accidents; chips and small dent in the marble, stained. Jean-Georges SCHLICHTIG, received Master in Paris on October 2, 1765. Provenance : Sale Me Etienne Ader, Palais Galliera, June 11, 1965, lot 94.