Secretary, drop front desk, from France in the Louis XVI style. This cabinet is made of blond walnut and has been finished in a lustrous museum quality French polish. There are four dovetailed drawers all featuring gilt brass hardware. The drop front is lined with original black embossed leather and 23 carat gold leaf detailing that serves as a writing surface. There are six small drawers inside to enhance the workspace, as well as shelving. This piece is topped with an intact Sainte Anne marble slab.