Secretaire 003
Louis XVI marquetry secretaire of unusual proportions. The narrow abattant is hinged to present a full writing surface. The piece is veneered with very fine marquetry depicting musical trophies and flowers.

Signed: Pierre Macret.

Ex collection: Sir Walter Guiness (London)
                       Wildenstein (N.Y. 1929)
                       Madeleine Stern (N.Y. 1936)
Height (ins.): 40 (101.6)      Length/Width (ins.): 38 (96.5)      Depth (ins.): 13 (33 cm)
Origin: French, 18th century     Period: Louis XVI