A decorative cabinet, of a form originating in Spain, the body being rectangular and supported on legs or an ornamental framework and the front opening downwards on hinges to serve as a writing desk.
Spanish term for a strongbox with hinged front enclosing various small drawers for storing valuables, sometimes on a stand but also sometimes placed on a tabletop.
A Spanish cabinet with a fall front enclosing drawers
Spanish drop-front desk-cabinet on a stand.
19thC term for a Spanish 16th to 17th-century drop-front desk resting on a chest or trestle stand and with elaborate inlaid decoration.