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Drop-front secretary on stand (secrètaire à abattant or secrétaire en cabinet) (one of a pair) (part of a set)

Maker: Adam Weisweiler
(French, 1744–1820, master cabinetmaker 1778–after 1810)

Date: ca. 1790
Culture: French, Paris
Medium: Oak veneered with ebony, amaranth, holly, ebonized holly, satinwood, Japanese and French lacquer panels, gilt-bronze mounts, brocatelle marble top (not original); steel springs; morocco leather (not original)
Dimensions: H. 52-3/8 x W. 34 x D. 16-1/2 in. (133.0 x 86.0 x 41.9 cm)
Classification: Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1977
Accession Number: 1977.1.13

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