Louis XVI-Style Fruitwood Secretaire 19th century, the paneled slant front opening to a variety of drawers surrounding a central cupboard, opening to small drawers, all retaining paper labels, over three long drawers, all paneled and with floral carving, above a guilloche-carved apron, raised on ribbed tapering square feet. h. 48", w. 51", d. 25" Estimate $500-800 **Sturdy and solid with no movement noted in the joints of the case. Scattered shrinkage, mars, paint losses, dings and indications of age and use. Substantial rubbing and wear to painted surface. Locks present; no key. The upper drawer face is slightly warped at its upper center. There are losses to the molding at the base of the case, on front and both sides, about 12", 14" and 25". NOTE: Constructed of oak, with a painted, faux grain finish, NOT fruitwood.