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

Maker: Attributed to Roger Vandercruse, called Lacroix (French, 1727–1799)
Factory: Porcelain plaques by Sèvres Manufactory (French, 1740–present)
Date: porcelain ca. 1764, secretary ca. 1775
Culture: French, Paris and Sèvres
Medium: Oak veneered with satin-wood, green and black-stained wood; gilt bronze, marble, soft-paste porcelain, silk
Dimensions: 50 1/2 x 33 5/8 x 14 in. (128.3 x 85.4 x 35.6 cm)
Classification: Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line: Gift of Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1958
Accession Number: 58.75.52

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