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Secret Drawers

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An Element of Surprise

Secret drawers are one of the most challenging features to include in a piece of furniture. A feat of engineering as much as woodworking, the complexity of the mechanisms of a secret drawer “whether push catch, a spring release or a secret recess“ tests even the most talented of craftsmen and adds an element of surprise and romance to a piece.

MOZART BUREAU

The feat of craftsmanship demonstrated by the secret drawers in the bureau pays a befitting homage to a creative genius. The harmonious combination of materials and graceful proportions blending in what could only be described as a symphony in wood

DOGANA DESK

A secret drawer is hidden within a delicately carved dovetail on the Dogana desk – the perfect hiding place for a small key

MONTE CARLO DESK

Intricately inlaid marquetry windows of the casino hide a compartment within. The central part of the architectural box opens to reveal space for storing pens and letter writing materials