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| Inlaid Louis XVI mahogany stepped box by David Roentgen. The three steps have quarter-round brass moldings at each base. The bottom section is inlaid with vertical strips of light and dark wood; the upper sections are inlaid with horizontal bandings.
The mirrored top opens to reveal a well with a push release for the spring-loaded side drawers, each containing a forward opening sub drawer. The push release also unlatches a forward opening spring-loaded long drawer in the base. [Lacking key.]
|Height (ins.): 6.75 (17.1 cm.) Length/Width (ins.): 11.75 (29.8 cm.) Depth (ins.): 8.5 (21.6 cm.)|
|Origin: Neuwied, 1780 Period: Neo-Classical|