Fall-Front Desk in West Indies Mahogany Attributable to Hetsch, Denmark For Sale
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Fall-Front Desk in West Indies Mahogany Attributable to Hetsch, Denmark

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A very lovely secretary with serpentine front in beautiful West Indies/ Cuban mahogany attributable to Danish architect and painter, Gustav Friederich von Hetsch (1788-1864). A mirrored backsplash with elaborate and well-articulated pierced foliate carvings rests above a fall-front desk with a plethora of drawers of different sizes, and with three large storage drawers below. There are carved embellishments throughout that include gadrooning, volutes, acanthus and rope turnings. Denmark, circa 1840. Makes a lovely desk or dressing table! Measures: 36" wide x 20" deep (32" open) x 64 1/2" high.

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  • Condition Details
    Mirror is original and heavily worn. French-polish finish.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 54.5 in. x W 36 in. x D 20 in.H 138.43 cm x W 91.44 cm x D 50.8 cm
  • Seller Location
    Miami, FL
  • Reference Number
    LU988116601551
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