A French Fall-Front Desk

  • Stock ID: 12157
  • Reference No: AE

An 18th century French Louis XV period cherrywood fall-front desk standing on elegant Cabriole legs, the simple façade fitted with two shallow drawers that support the fall, a third 'dummy' drawer conceals a secret compartment. The desk front opens to reveal a writing surface and a bank of internal drawers and pigeonholes, a slide opens the secret compartment. Note the exquisite, original 'button' drawer pulls. Area of Isle de France (Greater Paris), circa 1770.

Condition report: In good and unrestored condition. The fall's lock is missing. During restorations, our workshop can supply and fit a suitable antique lock.
Dimensions: 90 x 48 cm, overall height 100 cm.
Status: Available

  • Price: AU$3,800.00


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