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Secrétaire:Fall front lowered
Secrétaire:Fall front lowered
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The front of the secrétaire is set with a gilt bronze medallion showing the philosopher Plato in profile.

Johannes Andreas Beo, furniture worker; clock movements by Christian Mollinger, clockmaker
German, Berlin, about 1798 - 1799
Oak veneered with satinwood; white marble; gilt bronze mounts
8 ft. x 3 ft. 8 in. x 2 ft.