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Artistic secretary of the Empire period
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Period :
19th century
Provenance :
France
Medium :
Flamed mahogany
Dimensions :
L. 38.19 inch X H. 56.46 inch X P. 16.14 inch
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Artistic secretary of the Empire period

Elegant Artistic Secretary Empire period flamed mahogany veneer with black marble top of Belgium.

Ornamentation of chiseled and gilded bronze of which falls Corinthian capital topped with signs, entry of lock, central bronze representing Aurore or Eos, Greek divinity charged with opening to the chariot of the sun the gates of the sky, she was the mythological personification of the dawn , morning light bringing the day and by extension of the day itself.
We note the shape of the strangled columns, "the furniture embellished by this kind of columns are rare and highly appreciated" The French furniture of the nineteenth century by Giacomo Wannenes, Editions Vausor.

It opens with an upper drawer, then a flap discovering a compartmentalized interior, discovering 5 drawers, a small chest and two secret drawers.
The drawers are solid mahogany.

The lower opening with two leaves revealing English drawers mahogany veneer.

Galerie William Diximus

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