This is an antique French Vernis Martin rosewood and kingwood bombe shaped secretaire cabinet dating from around 1880.

The fall front of this antique secretaire is decorated with a vignette of a courting couple set within an extravagant ormolu border.

The front opens to reveal a beautiful satinwood interior including three drawers together with an open cupboard and a very attractive black leather gold-tooled writing surface.

The secretaire also features a beautiful shaped marble top and has three full width drawers to provide extra spacious storage capacity.

The sides of the secretaire cabinet have delicate and attractive parquetry decoration.

The chest stands on truly elegant splayed legs, each terminating with gilded ormolu sabots.


This antique secretaire chest measures 141 cm high x 72 cm wide x 38 cm deep. That’s equivalent to Height 4 feet, 7 inches x Width 2 feet, 4 inches x Depth 1 foot, 3 inches.


The secretaire chest is in excellent condition and has been expertly restored in our own workshops. If you would like to speak witrh one of our experts then you are invited to visit our showrooms or, if you can’t make the trip, please feel free to contact us by email or telephone and be sure to quote item reference 07786.

The contact telephone number is: +44 20 8809 9605


The secretaire chest is offered for sale at just £3250.


This antique French Secretaire Chest can be shipped on request to almost any worldwide destination. Please request a shipping quotation before placing an order. UK mainland shipping is free of charge.

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