Antique French Napoleon III Secretary in black lacquer with mother of pearl inlay and highlighted with hand-painted flowers. There is some shrinkage damage to the exterior of the case, which can be restored in 2-3-days. This antique French secretary came from a woman’s personal collection who lived in Toulouse and she spent a lifetime collecting Napoleon III mother of pearl furniture. Please note that there are some imperfections (images 12 & 14). Hairline cracking in lacquer (image 10). There are a few cracks in the wood (images 4, 5, 6, 7 & 9). Water ring (image 6).