A Louis XV gilt-bronze-mounted red lacquer secrétaire à abattant,
circa 1750, by Francois Rübestuck, stamped RUBESTUCK
with a red marble top, a frieze drawer above a fall-front opening to reveal two shelves, one divided in half, above one niche flanked on each sides by three marquetry veneered drawers, the lower section with two cupboard doors opening to reveal further shelves, small losses to lacquer, restorations
144.5cm. high, 97cm. wide, 38cm. deep; 4ft. 8 7/8 in., 3ft. 2 1/8 in., 1ft. 2 7/8 in.
Christie's Monaco, Le Cabinet d'un Amateur: Ancienne Collection Delbée-Jansen, 10-11 December 1999