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French First Empire Secrétaire à Abattant Jean Baptiste Lependu

Jean Baptiste Lependu 1757- 1831

A French first empire flame mahogany and gilt bronze mounted Secrétaire à Abattant by Lependu. The original blue turquin marble top above a frieze drawer and fall front secretaire fitted with small drawers and retaining the original green tooled leather writing surface, above a pair of doors enclosing two drawers on plinth base. Fine original fire gilded mounts with rich flame veneers, oak carcass and mahogany drawer linings.

Height 56 1/4″

Width 38 1/2″

Depth 17″


Circa 1805