Known as an estancionaria gabinete, this table-top secretary was designed like the top of vargueno. This cabinet features a drop front with a wonderful, pierced iron keyhole escutcheon hasp, and fittings. The desk front opens to reveal an intriguing, parcel gilt interior with a gilt, central arcade, doors and drawers for writing supplies. Note the interesting gilt and moulded details on the doors. It is a piece that is lovely open or shut.