Secrétaire à abattant

Secrétaire à abattant

Secretaire with a flap, drawer and door. It has pronounced architectural features and is adorned with fluted pilasters. The panels are decorated with reliefs in European lacquer, over a black background, in imitation of Japanese lacquers. These lacquers, of an...
Secretary for the Spanish court

Secretary for the Spanish court

Drop-front secretaire made for the Spanish court.  The upper section has a drawer and a fall-flap revealing ten drawers and a secret compartment containing four drawers.  The lower section has two doors opening on to two flaps (one opening upwards and the other...
Pairs of Cabinets from Japan

Pairs of Cabinets from Japan

Pair of cabinets in black and gold lacquer, gilded bronze and copper. Period: • Cabinet: Japan, Edo (1603-1867), second half of the 17th century • Stand: France, Regency (1700-1735). Provenance: Collection belonging to the Comtesse Gardès Bibliography: • Thibaut...