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French mineralogist cabinet with "secret", late 17th Century

Réf : 74856


French mineralogist cabinet with "secret", late 17th Century

This mineralogist piece dating from the end of the 17th century opens with two doors embellished with black nets. Inside there are seven drawers for the classification of minerals (or documents, see the dimensions of the drawers ...). A marble plaque adorns the facade and indicates the original function of this furniture full of charm. It has beautiful wrought iron fittings: handles on the sides, cremone, lock entries ... A clever system hidden under the tray reveals a "secret": by operating a mechanism, the tray slides and discovers a large locker and two small compartment hidden under the cleats. [...]

Period : 17th century

Antique dealer : Gérardin et Cie

Gérardin et Cie