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  • Secrétaire à abattant, ca. 1815–20, with later additions
    Austrian
    Walnut, parcel–ebonized and mounted with gilt bronze; leather, glass, brass; H. 105 in. (268 cm), W. 37 in. (94 cm), D. 21 in. (52.5 cm)
    Gift of Frederick R. Koch, 1991 (1991.470)

    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.

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  • Secrétaire à abattant, ca. 1815–20, with later additions
    Austrian
    Walnut, parcel-ebonized and mounted with gilt bronze; leather, glass, brass; H. 105 in. (268 cm), W. 37 in. (94 cm), D. 21 in. (52.5 cm)
    Gift of Frederick R. Koch, 1991 (1991.470)

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