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Marie-Antoinette's Secretaire
  • Secretaire
  • Marie-Antoinette's Secretaire
  • Jean-Henri Riesener (1734 - 1806)
  • France
  • 1780
  • Oak, sycamore, amaranth, tulipwood, burr walnut, ebony, marble, gilt bronze, brass and leather
  • Object size: 144 x 112 x 45.5 cm
  • Stamp: 'J.H. RIESENER' (5 times in all)
  • F300
  • Study
Commentary
History
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Marie-Antoinette, Versailles, 8 July 1780; Louis XVI, Saint-Cloud, March 1788; Saint-Cloud sale, 1794 -1795, nos. 1971 and 8504; Riesener; 4th Marquess of Hertford by 1870.