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« An Important 18th C. Secretaire Abattant By Andre Gilbert

An Important 18th C. Secretaire Abattant By Andre Gilbert

A Louis XVI period marquetry secrétaire with capriccio scenes of ruins and obelisks evoking landscapes of the artist Hubert Robert,
gilt bronze mounts, original spring locks, green leather cartonnier.
White marble top. Stamped ” A. L. Gilbert JME” by Andre Louis Gilbert c.1780, France.

An almost identical model is published in “Le mobilier Francais du XVIIIe Siecle” by Pierre Kjellberg, pg. 358 (reproduced in black and white) Paris, 1989.

39.37 x 14.96 x 4 ft 8.7 inches

 

100 x 38 x 144 cm

 

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