Presenting a magnificent late 18th century Baroque Tabernacle walnut three-part Bureau Commode Sécretaire (secretary) cabinet with marquetry design of plumwood, birdseye maple wood, and rosewoods with ormolu mounts. The top cabinet features small half drawers flanking a center cabinet, top, bottom, and sides. The cabinet door unlocks to reveal a compartment containing a latch on either side that allows for the other drawers to unlock and open. The middle section contains a slanted lid which opens to reveal a writing surface and fitted interior. The block front bureau contains three long drawers and is supported on bun feet.
The gorgeous contrasting inlays along with the superb hand constructed details and craftsmanship are a testament to the kind of workmanship for which the Germans have become famous. The Sécretaire is in excellent condition with original finish, a true showpiece for the connoisseur of fine antique furniture.
Size: 73" Height x 44" Width x 24" Depth.