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  • Title: Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire)
  • Creator: Jean Henri Riesener
  • Date Created: 1783
  • Physical Dimensions: Overall: 57 × 43 × 16 in. (144.8 × 109.2 × 40.6 cm); Length (key): 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm)
  • Type: Drop-front secretary
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/194622
  • Medium: Oak veneered with ebony and 17th-century Japanese lacquer; interiors veneered with tulipwood, amaranth, holly, and ebonized holly; gilt-bronze mounts; marble top; velvet (not original)
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Culture: French, Paris

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