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Federal Mahogany and Birch Inlaid Secretary/Desk sq
Located in Water Mill, NY
Federal Mahogany and Birch inlaid secretary/desk with contrasting veneers and bone pulls.
Category

Antique 1790s American Federal Desks

Materials

Birch, Mahogany

19th Century English Sheraton Style Mahogany Inlaid Secretary Bookcase
Located in Atlanta, GA
19th Century English Sheraton Style Mahogany Inlaid Secretary Bookcase with Arched Cornice, Shaped
Category

Antique 19th Century English Bookcases

Materials

Mahogany

19th Century Queen Anne Style Walnut Inlaid Secretary
Located in New York, NY
19th century Queen Anne style walnut inlaid secretary with a slant front. The inside of the
Category

Antique 1880s English Queen Anne Desks

Materials

Mirror, Walnut, Burl

Antique English Sheraton Satinwood Inlaid Secretary w/ Rosewood Banding Ca. 1880
Located in New Orleans, LA
Antique English Sheraton Satinwood Inlaid Secretary with Rosewood Banding, Circa 1880. This is a
Category

Antique Late 19th Century English Sheraton Secretaires

Materials

Rosewood, Satinwood

Inlaid secretaries, Northern Europe, circa 1910.
Located in Chorzów, PL
An antique secretary from the beginning of the 20th century. Dimensions: height 99 cm / width 73
Category

Vintage 1910s Norwegian Louis Philippe Secretaires

Materials

Walnut

  • Inlaid secretaries, Northern Europe, circa 1910.
  • Inlaid secretaries, Northern Europe, circa 1910.
  • Inlaid secretaries, Northern Europe, circa 1910.
  • Inlaid secretaries, Northern Europe, circa 1910.
H 38.98 in W 28.75 in D 19.69 in
French Louis XVI Style Inlaid Secretary
Located in New York, NY
French Louis XVI-style (19th Century) parquetry inlaid drop front secretary abattant with gilt
Category

Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Secretaires

Materials

Marble, Bronze, Gold Leaf

18th Century, Veneered and Inlaid Secretary
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Stunning, hand carved, 18th century, parquetry inlaid and veneered, bonnet top, two-part secretary
Category

Antique 18th Century Italian Secretaires

Materials

Wood, Fruitwood, Walnut

Mid-Century Vintage Inlaid Secretary Desk
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Mid-century style vintage secretary desk adorned with a colorful abstract inlay on the front. Fold
Category

Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Secretaires

Materials

Wood

Swedish 1870s Birch Inlaid Secretary with Inlaid Motifs and Slant Front Desk
Located in Atlanta, GA
Swedish 1870s birch inlaid two part tall secretary with slant front desk, two doors, four drawers
Category

Antique Late 19th Century Swedish Secretaires

Materials

Brass

Paolo Buffa Italian Mid-Century Brass Inlaid Secretary
By Paolo Buffa, Marelli & Colico, Giovanni Gariboldi
Located in Atlanta, GA
swan neck broken pediment. The secretary desk door is inlaid with a brass crest with working lock and
Category

Vintage 1940s Italian Mid-Century Modern Secretaires

Materials

Brass

French 19th Century Louis XV St. Kingwood Inlaid Secretary
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
secretary desk. The two door five drawer secretary is raised by fine cabriole legs with beautiful pierced
Category

Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Marble, Ormolu

Edwards and Roberts Antique Inlaid Secretary Desk, 1860-1875, London
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Stately Mahogany inlaid leather top secretary desk, London England 1860-1875 by Cabinetmakers
Category

Antique Mid-19th Century English Victorian Secretaires

Materials

Mahogany, Leather, Glass

Antique English Edwardian Mahogany Inlaid Secretary Slant Front Desk & Chair
Located in Plainview, NY
An antique English Edwardian slant front writing desk, a true embodiment of the refined craftsmanship of the early 1900s. Crafted from rich mahogany, the focal point of this masterpi...
Category

Early 20th Century Edwardian Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Mahogany

English Satinwood Adams Inlaid Secretary Desk Vitrine Top with Inkwells
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
For customers that require professional insured delivery we are proud to have teamed up with a nationwide professional delivery company that will assist with coordinating your delive...
Category

Antique 1890s English Adam Style Secretaires

Materials

Satinwood

English Sheraton Mahogany Secretary
Located in New York, NY
English Sheraton style (19th century) mahogany inlaid secretary with 2 lattice doors.
Category

Antique 19th Century Sheraton Secretaires

Materials

Glass, Mahogany

  • English Sheraton Mahogany Secretary
  • English Sheraton Mahogany Secretary
  • English Sheraton Mahogany Secretary
  • English Sheraton Mahogany Secretary
H 90 in W 43 in D 21.75 in
Northen Italian Inlaid and Marquetry Secretary Bookcase
Located in WEST PALM BEACH, FL
This is a diminutive Northern Italian inlaid secretary bookcase. A variety of hand selected woods
Category

Antique 19th Century Italian Other Bookcases

Materials

Wood

Antique Austrian Baroque Walnut Pearwood Marquetry Secretary Late 18th Century
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Late 18th Century Austrian Baroque marquetry & inlaid secretary - Vienna, Austria, having 3
Category

Antique Early 19th Century Austrian Secretaires

Materials

Ebony, Pearwood, Burl, Kingwood

American Hepplewhite Mahogany Inlaid Fall Front Secretary with Bookcase, C. 1790
Located in Hollywood, SC
American Hepplewhite mahogany satinwood string inlaid secretary bookcase with a hinged fall front
Category

Antique 1790s American Hepplewhite Secretaires

Materials

Brass

American Federal Inlaid Mahogany Bookcase Secretary, 19th Century
Located in Savannah, GA
19th century American federal inlaid mahogany bookcase secretary.
Category

Antique 19th Century American Secretaires

Materials

Mahogany

JASPER "Generations" Inlaid Mahogany Chippendale Style Secretary Desk
By Jasper Furniture Company
Located in Charlotte, NC
A Chippendale style secretary desk by Jasper Cabinet Company, their "Generations" model. Inlaid
Category

Late 20th Century American Chippendale Secretaires

Materials

Brass

Midcentury Swedish Modern Two-Toned Inlaid Rolltop Secretary Desk
Located in Detroit, MI
This vintage mid century Swedish modern two-toned cylinder secretary desk cabinet circa 1960 has a
Category

Mid-20th Century Swedish Mid-Century Modern Secretaires

Materials

Brass

Federal Style Diminutive Two Part Inlaid Mahogany Bookcase Secretary
Located in Milford, NH
four inlaid square tapered legs. This bookcase / secretary desk dates to the late 19th century and is
Category

Antique Late 19th Century American Federal Secretaires

Materials

Mahogany

Dutch Rococo Bombe Marquetry Inlaid Drop Front Desk / Secretary
Located in New York, NY
Dutch Rococo (Late 18th Century) drop front desk / secretary with elaborate foliate marquetry inlay
Category

Antique Late 18th Century Dutch Biedermeier Desks

Materials

Wood

Fine Inlaid Georgian Secretary with Falconer Pediment, Probably by Gillows
By Gillows of Lancaster & London
Located in Charleston, SC
Very good inlaid Georgian secretary with a falconer pediment, probably by Gillows. The secretary
Category

Antique 18th Century English Georgian Secretaires

Materials

Mahogany, Satin

Antique Horner School Inlaid & Carved Mahogany Secretary Desk Circa 1890
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique secretary in the manner of Horner offers mahogany construction with upper having glass
Category

Antique Late 19th Century American Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Mahogany

Antique Georgian Sheraton Neo-Classical Inlaid Mahogany Secretary Bookcase, 1795
Located in Portland, OR
A fine & rare antique George III Sheraton inlaid mahogany bookcase secretary, circa 1795. A
Category

Antique Late 18th Century English Sheraton Bookcases

Materials

Mahogany, Satinwood

Napoleon III French Secretary Chest of Drawers Mahogany Rosewood Inlaid
Located in Brooklyn, NY
19th century Napoleon III French secretary (secretaire) chest of drawers in fine mahogany rosewood
Category

Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Secretaires

Materials

Rosewood

Louis XV Style Bombe Secretary Inlaid Marquetry, Ormolu Mounted, Signed
By Gervais Durand
Located in Vero Beach, FL
Louis XV style bombe secretary inlaid marquetry, Ormolu Mounted. Signed. This 19th century bombe
Category

Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Secretaires

Materials

Bronze

Seaweed Inlaid Walnut Mirrored Tombstone Georgian Secretary Desk Bookcase Top
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
inlaid walnut and mirror secretary desk. The desk features beautiful mirrored tombstone shaped doors and
Category

Vintage 1930s English Georgian Secretaires

Materials

Mirror, Satinwood, Walnut

Fine Palermo Inlaid Burled Walnut Secretary Desk with Bookcase Top
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
Walnut. Inlaid. 2 piece. Top piece has 2 doors containing two shelves. Bottom piece has a pull down
Category

Vintage 1970s Italian Neoclassical Revival Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Walnut

Italian Inlaid Satinwood Cylinder Top Secretary Desk Chest Drawers Dresser Mint!
By Biedermeier
Located in Rockaway, NJ
Italian Inlaid satinwood cylinder top secretary desk chest drawers dresser mint!
Category

20th Century Italian Regency Revival Commodes and Chests of Drawers

Materials

Brass

Antique George III Hepplewhite Inlaid Mahogany Roll Top Secretary Desk, C1820
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique English George III Hepplewhite secretary offers mahogany construction with architectural
Category

Antique Early 19th Century English Hepplewhite Desks

Materials

Mahogany, Glass

French Louis XVI Style 19th Century Parquetry Inlaid Drop Front Secretary
Located in New York, NY
French Louis XVI style 19th century parquetry inlaid drop front secretary (abattant) with gilt
Category

Antique 19th Century Louis XVI Secretaires

Materials

Bronze

Antique Swedish Golden Ash Biedermeier Secretary Chest Dresser Desk inlaid 1820
Located in Portland, OR
A very fine antique Swedish Biedermeier golden ash secretary chest, circa 1820. The chest is made
Category

Antique 1820s Swedish Biedermeier Secretaires

Materials

Ash, Ebony

Fine 19th Century Regency Period Rosewood and Brass Inlaid Bookcase Secretary
Located in Dallas, TX
A fine and rare 19th century English Regency rosewood and brass inlayed secretary bookcase. Fine
Category

Antique Early 19th Century English Regency Bookcases

Materials

Brass

Original 18th Century Venetian Secretary Desk Bookcase burled walnut with inlaid
By Bassano's Ebanisteria
Located in Vigonza, Padua
. The secretaire has two bodies, entirely in walnut wood veneered with thick walnut root, inlaid with
Category

Antique Early 18th Century Italian Baroque Secretaires

Materials

Walnut

English Chippendale Mahogany Inlaid Fall Front Secretary with Bookcase, C.1780
Located in Hollywood, SC
English Chippendale mahogany fall front secretary with carved molded edge finial cornice, flanking
Category

Antique 1780s English Chippendale Secretaires

Materials

Brass

Early 20th Century French Louis XV Style Rosewood Inlaid Ladies Secretary
Located in Sofia, BG
Small ladies secretary animated form of veneer wood and rosewood marquetry, opening to two drawers
Category

Early 20th Century French Louis XV Desks

Materials

Rosewood

Secretary in Mahogany With Inlaid wood and Brass Handles from the 1790s
Located in Lejre, DK
Light mahogany secretary decorated with inlaid wood decorations and brass handles from around the
Category

Antique 1790s Danish Gustavian Secretaires

Materials

Mahogany

Italian Early 20th Century Bovolone Secretary Desk Commode, finely inlaid walnut
Located in Vigonza, Padua
with maple finely inlaid . Wax polished Measures cm: H 88, W 90, D 35.
Category

Early 20th Century Italian Louis Philippe Secretaires

Materials

Maple, Walnut

Superb Etched Mirror Brass Inlaid Marble Top Boulle Style Dresser Secretary Desk
By André-Charles Boulle
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
This is a stunning and extremely elaborate dresser with a built-in secretary desk and a beautiful
Category

Antique 1870s French Napoleon III Dressers

Materials

Carrara Marble, Brass, Bronze

18th Century German Burr Elm and Walnut Secretary, with Ebonized Trim and Inlaid
Located in North Miami, FL
18th Century German burr elm and walnut secretary, adorned with ebonized trim and inlaid
Category

Antique 18th Century German Secretaires

Materials

Wood, Walnut, Burl

Fine Quality Boulle Inlaid French Louis XV Style Secretary Desk circa 1950
Located in Swedesboro, NJ
2 piece. Gilt accents. Figural. Bottom has one dovetailed drawer. Bottom piece measures 31 1/8" h x 33 1/4" w x 22 3/4" d. Top piece has two doors containing shelves and two dovetail...
Category

Vintage 1950s French Louis XV Secretaires

Materials

Walnut

Late 19th Century Italian Walnut Burl Inlaid Louis XIV Secretary Drop Leaf Desk
Located in Encinitas, CA
Late 19th Century Italian Walnut Burl Inlaid Louis XIV Secretary Drop Leaf Desk. Trim three-drawer
Category

Antique Late 19th Century Italian Louis XIV Secretaires

Materials

Walnut

English Mahogany Secretary
Located in Wilson, NC
The top of this secretary has shaped raised panels. It has the original four lever lock and key
Category

Antique 1760s English Secretaires

Materials

Brass

  • English Mahogany Secretary
  • English Mahogany Secretary
  • English Mahogany Secretary
  • English Mahogany Secretary
H 88 in W 51.5 in D 25 in
Beautiful Sloping Flap Secretary / Roll-Up Secretary, 20th Century
Located in Berlin, DE
Beautiful sloping flap secretary / roll-up secretary, 20th century Wood veneered with tulip wood
Category

20th Century Italian Secretaires

Materials

Wood, Tulipwood

English Sheraton Satinwood Secretary
Located in New York, NY
English Sheraton-style (19th Century) satinwood and inlaid small secretary with arched lattice
Category

Antique 19th Century Sheraton Secretaires

Materials

Glass, Satinwood

  • English Sheraton Satinwood Secretary
  • English Sheraton Satinwood Secretary
  • English Sheraton Satinwood Secretary
  • English Sheraton Satinwood Secretary
H 79 in W 27.75 in D 15.5 in
Austrian Biedermeier Cherrywood Secretary
Located in New York, NY
Austrian Biedermeier (Circa 1835) cherry veneer drop front secretary with 2 ebonized and gilt
Category

Antique 19th Century Austrian Biedermeier Secretaires

Materials

Birch, Cherry

Swedish Secretary with Marquetry
Located in New York, NY
, creating a setback for the upper writing surface. Crafted of Nordic birch and fir, the secretary features
Category

Vintage 1920s Swedish Art Deco Secretaires

Materials

Birch

  • Swedish Secretary with Marquetry
  • Swedish Secretary with Marquetry
  • Swedish Secretary with Marquetry
  • Swedish Secretary with Marquetry
H 41.13 in W 40.5 in D 20.5 in
Chinese Export Campaign Secretary
Located in Greenwich, CT
Fine Chinese export Campaign or travel secretary the top with foliate carved backsplash over
Category

Antique 1790s Chinese Campaign Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Hardwood

  • Chinese Export Campaign Secretary
  • Chinese Export Campaign Secretary
  • Chinese Export Campaign Secretary
  • Chinese Export Campaign Secretary
H 50 in W 28 in D 13 in
Continental Dutch Satinwood Secretary
Located in New York, NY
Continental Dutch-style (18/19th Century) satinwood and inlaid trimmed drop front desk with
Category

Antique Late 18th Century European Chinoiserie Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Brass

  • Continental Dutch Satinwood Secretary
  • Continental Dutch Satinwood Secretary
  • Continental Dutch Satinwood Secretary
  • Continental Dutch Satinwood Secretary
H 59 in W 33.5 in D 17.5 in
Classicist Vienna Secretary, circa 1790
Located in Banská Štiavnica, SK
Richly inlaid classicist secretary circa 1790-1800 original from Vienna. Some repairs in the past
Category

Antique 18th Century Austrian Biedermeier Secretaires

Materials

Wood

  • Classicist Vienna Secretary, circa 1790
  • Classicist Vienna Secretary, circa 1790
  • Classicist Vienna Secretary, circa 1790
  • Classicist Vienna Secretary, circa 1790
H 45.67 in W 50.79 in D 23.63 in
Secretary Desk, Tambour Roll Top
By Bombay Furniture Co.
Located in Clermont, FL
Secretary desk by Bombay Furniture Co. Beautiful veneer mahogany finish. Dated 2004. Table
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Neoclassical Desks and Writing Ta...

Materials

Wood

  • Secretary Desk, Tambour Roll Top
  • Secretary Desk, Tambour Roll Top
  • Secretary Desk, Tambour Roll Top
  • Secretary Desk, Tambour Roll Top
H 40.5 in W 30 in D 20 in
19th Century Biedermeier Mahogany Secretary
Located in Stahnsdorf, DE
19th Century Conical Shape Secretary, Germany, 1820 This fine Biedermeier secretary made of
Category

Antique 1820s German Biedermeier Secretaires

Materials

Mahogany

  • 19th Century Biedermeier Mahogany Secretary
  • 19th Century Biedermeier Mahogany Secretary
  • 19th Century Biedermeier Mahogany Secretary
  • 19th Century Biedermeier Mahogany Secretary
H 76.38 in W 41.74 in D 20.48 in
English Mahogany George II Secretary
Located in Wilson, NC
English Mahogany George II secretary, has raised serpentine panels. The interior features a
Category

Antique 1740s English Secretaires

Materials

Brass

Custom Queen Anne Style Secretary
Located in Woodbury, CT
Double dome, Queen Anne style secretary or slant front bureau bookcase on bun feet in English
Category

21st Century and Contemporary British Queen Anne Secretaires

Materials

Yew, Olive, Satinwood

  • Custom Queen Anne Style Secretary
  • Custom Queen Anne Style Secretary
  • Custom Queen Anne Style Secretary
  • Custom Queen Anne Style Secretary
H 88.75 in W 42 in D 22.25 in
Arts Secretary Desk in Walnut
By Carpanelli
Located in Milan, IT
and unique silhouette, is adorned throughout with inlaid works in several precious woods and is
Category

2010s Italian Tables

Materials

Mother-of-Pearl, Walnut

  • Arts Secretary Desk in Walnut
  • Arts Secretary Desk in Walnut
  • Arts Secretary Desk in Walnut
  • Arts Secretary Desk in Walnut
H 43.31 in W 40.56 in D 22.05 in
Antique German Mahogany Biedermeier Secretary Desk
Located in Round Top, TX
Outstanding early 19th century German Biedermeier secretary desk, circa 1830, with exceptional book
Category

Antique Early 19th Century German Biedermeier Secretaires

Materials

Wood

19th Century Marquetry Children's Bureau Secretary
Located in Delft, NL
A 19th century marquetry children's bureau secretary A marquetry children's bureau secretary
Category

Antique 19th Century German Children's Furniture

Materials

Bronze

19C Irish Georgian Style Secretary Bookcase
Located in Dallas, TX
rests on 2 pull out rests on either side. The secretary portion has a central tabernacle, with an inlaid
Category

Antique Mid-19th Century Irish George III Bookcases

Materials

Glass, Mahogany, Satinwood

  • 19C Irish Georgian Style Secretary Bookcase
  • 19C Irish Georgian Style Secretary Bookcase
  • 19C Irish Georgian Style Secretary Bookcase
  • 19C Irish Georgian Style Secretary Bookcase
H 87 in W 84.75 in D 20.75 in
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Inlaid Secretary For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the inlaid secretary you’re looking for. An inlaid secretary — often made from wood, mahogany and hardwood — can elevate any home. There are 70 variations of the antique or vintage inlaid secretary you’re looking for, while we also have 1 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect inlaid secretary — we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. An inlaid secretary is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Georgian, Louis XV and Louis XVI styles are sought with frequency. Many designers have produced at least one well-made inlaid secretary over the years, but those crafted by Alfonso Marina and Daniel Pabst are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a Inlaid Secretary?

An inlaid secretary can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $7,430, while the lowest priced sells for $1,155 and the highest can go for as much as $60,000.

Finding the Right Case Pieces and Storage Cabinets for You

Of all the antique and vintage case pieces and storage cabinets that have become popular in modern interiors over the years, dressers, credenzas and cabinets have long been home staples, perfect for routine storage or protection of personal items. 

In the mid-19th century, cabinetmakers would mimic styles originating in the Louis XIV, Louis XV and Louis XVI eras for their dressers, bookshelves and other structures, and, later, simpler, streamlined wood designs allowed these “case pieces” or “case goods” — any furnishing that is unupholstered and has some semblance of a storage component — to blend into the background of any interior. 

Mid-century modern furniture enthusiasts will cite the tall modular wall units crafted in teak and other sought-after woods of the era by the likes of George Nelson, Poul Cadovius and Finn Juhl. For these highly customizable furnishings, designers of the day delivered an alternative to big, heavy bookcases by considering the use of space — and, in particular, walls — in new and innovative ways. Mid-century modern credenzas, which, long and low, evolved from tables that were built as early as the 14th century in Italy, typically have no legs or very short legs and have grown in popularity as an alluring storage option over time. 

Although the name immediately invokes images of clothing, dressers were initially created in Europe for a much different purpose. This furnishing was initially a flat-surfaced, low-profile side table equipped with a few drawers — a common fixture used to dress and prepare meats in English kitchens throughout the Tudor period. The drawers served as perfect utensil storage. It wasn’t until the design made its way to North America that it became enlarged and equipped with enough space to hold clothing and cosmetics. The very history of storage case pieces is a testament to their versatility and well-earned place in any room. 

In the spirit of positioning your case goods center stage, decluttering can now be design-minded.

A contemporary case piece with open shelving and painted wood details can prove functional as a storage unit as easily as it can a room divider. Whether you’re seeking a playful sideboard made of colored glass and metals, an antique Italian hand-carved storage cabinet or a glass-door vitrine to store and show off your collectibles, there are options for you on 1stDibs.

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