Inscription:  the number 96 written in ink (probably price in livres)
 penciled word "Milieu"
Other plaques have small rectangular labels printed with interlaced L's and overwritten with number 60; one with "Droit" in pencil, one other with "Tiroir."
Marking:  [central plaque on drop front]: interlaced L's [painted in blue]
 [flanking central plaque at each side]: the letter Y (probably date letter for 1776)