Lot 449
Antique Italian Inlaid Secretaire Bookcase
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1800, fruit wood with burl wood, light and dark inlays, pine secondary, two part form, upper case with applied molding and banded inlay, upper cabinet door with paper lined interior over open compartment and two small drawers flanked by faux drawer cabinet doors with shelved interior, lower case with slanted double panel inlaid lid with three drawer interior flanked by two canted inlaid panel drawers over two block front inlaid panel drawers raised on square tapered legs.

75 x 42.5 x 22 in.

Attractive diminutive size for this form; appears to retain original brasses.

Insect damage; crack and repair to pediment; loose escutcheon; shrinkage cracks to sides and back panel of case; veneer chip and repair near front left leg; other areas of restoration.

$800 - 1,200