an edwardian satinwood and marquetry secretaire
Attributed to Maple & Co.
Inlaid overall with ebonised lines, the moulded rectangular top surmounted by a three-quarter gilt brass gallery, above the roll-top inlaid with a fan motif and flanked by scrolling acanthus and husk-trails and the double hinged flap inlaid with an armorial trophy within acanthus-wrapped interlaced strapwork, enclosing a fitted interior with three small mahogany-lined drawers surmounted by variously-sized open compartments, above a green leather-lined writing-surface, enclosing a well with two open compartments, above a drawer, on square tapering legs, joined by a concave-fronted stretcher terminating in splayed feet, the lock stamped HOBBS/LONDON/MACHINE/MADE/LEVER
94cm. high x 76cm. wide x 49cm. deep