Fine 19th Century Swedish Birch Architectural Secretaire Desk
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Fine 19th Century Swedish Birch Architectural Secretaire Desk

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We are pleased to offer this fine secretaire made in birch, circa 1860. Comprising of two sections. This piece must have been a special commission as it has numerous secret compartments and drawers. Top section with architectural cornice with a single drawer on the top surface. A further single drawer above the fall which opens to reveal a fully fitted interior. Central inlaid tabernacle door flanked either side by stylised columns and slides. Completed either side by a bank of 5 drawers. In the top section there is a selection of secret compartments. Fall doubles as the writing surface giving a fall height of 30.75". Bottom section with three drawers of which the middle drawer removes to allow access to two small compartments. Standing on four plinth feet with a further secret compartment in the back foot. Glorious satin birch veneers and colour. Minor restorations to veneer.

Details

  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    1860
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 63.25 in. x W 53.5 in. x D 26 in.H 160.66 cm x W 135.89 cm x D 66.04 cm
  • Seller Location
    Debenham, GB
  • Seller Reference Number
    EA1935
  • Reference Number
    LU878610862043
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Located in Debenham, GB
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