Rhode Island Empire Butler's Chest of Drawers with Desk in Mahogany, circa 1825 For Sale
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Rhode Island Empire Butler's Chest of Drawers with Desk in Mahogany, circa 1825


A beautiful example of an early American Empire chest with full-column front and stand-up butlers desk. Provides ample storage as a chest of drawers, and doubles as a secretary with additional small drawers in the interior. Rests on well-articulated lion's paw feet with carved acanthus. Has original removable, back-splash. Mahogany is of very high quality. Restored & French-polished, with new tooled black-leather writing surface. Measures: 52 1/2" wide x 24" deep x 65" high to top of back splash (52 1/4" high without back splash). 33 3/4" from floor to writing surface.


  • Condition
    Good. Mahogany is of very high quality. Restored & French-polished, with new black leather inset on writing surface, & very fine, new brass pulls..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 65 in. x W 52.5 in. x D 24 in.

    H 165.1 cm x W 133.35 cm x D 60.96 cm

  • Seller location
    Miami, FL
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