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Fall-Front Desk
Fall-Front Desk
Date:
1822
Location:
Legion of Honor
Gallery 16
Century:
Media:
Elm Veneer With Gilt-bronze Mounts
Dimensions:
49 x 68 x 25 (124.5 x 172.7 x 63.5 cm)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
78.61
Acquisition Date:
1978-06-29
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, William H. Noble Bequest Fund

writing desk with 13 hidden drawers
2 hidden safes located in upper and lower parts
probably made as part of the bedroom suite for Maria Luisa, second wife of Napolean for her Villa Croara at Piacenza