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19th Century Scandinavian Birch Empire Bureau Secretary with Bookcase, c. 1820

$14,500

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A very fine Scandinavian Empire/Biedermeier secretary in beautiful birch wood with mahogany interior, Denmark, circa 1820. The highly sculptural form makes this piece an outstanding statement of refinement and elegance! The cylinder top opens to a pull-out desk whose interior is in fine West Indies mahogany which offers an adjustable blue leather-lined lectern or writing surface flanked by sliding storage compartments, as well as a series of small interior drawers around a central cabinet. Above the desk, are three cupboards with bowed doors, the central one featuring a carved bonnet reminiscent of the officers' hats of the period. Below the pull-out desk drawer, there are three long storage drawers. This exquisite secretary would make a wonderful anchor in a living room, library, bedroom or hall alcove! Measures: 48" wide x 24" deep x 84" high, 30" deep when writing surface is pulled out; writing surface is 30.5" off the floor.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 84 in. (213.36 cm)Width: 48 in. (121.92 cm)Depth: 24 in. (60.96 cm)
  • Style
    Empire (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
    Birch,Polished
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1820
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Original polished finish, original key plates and interior knobs, some veneer restoration, beautiful old patina, not overly restored.
  • Seller Location
    Miami, FL
  • Reference Number
    Seller: SEC001661stDibs: LU98818801553

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  • Shipping
    $849 In-Home Delivery Shipping
    to United States 0, arrives in 3-8 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Miami, FL
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 1 day of delivery.

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