Martin Carlin
Drop-front desk (secrétaire à abattant or secrétaire en cabinet)

5561
French
c. 1773
oak veneered with tulipwood, amaranth, holly, and ebonized holly; ten soft-paste porcelain plaques; gilt-bronze mounts; marble; velvet (not original)
Decorative art
height: 47 in (119.4 cm); width: 31 3/4 in (80.6 cm); diameter: 16 3/8 in (41.6 cm)
58.75.44
1492
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