Secretary (sécretaire à abattant)


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 554

The unidentified coat of arms of this Biedermeier secrétaire, with its wooden columns and slats resembling the pipes of an organ, is a later embellishment.

Secretary (sécretaire à abattant), Walnut, parcel-ebonized and mounted with gilt bronze; leather, glass, brass, Austrian

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