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North German Ash Wood Empire Secretary with Inlay, circa 1810


From the Hamburg/Schleswig-Holstein region of Germany, once part of Denmark, a handsome Empire secretary in ash with tiered bureau bookcase with bowed doors. Interior writing desk is in birch and kingswood and consists of ten small drawers and one closed compartment which houses two interior drawers. Desk top offers two sliding door panels in oak with an adjustable lift-up writing or reading surface, also in oak. Three long storage drawers follow underneath desk top. Denmark, circa 1810. Measures: 46 1/4" wide x 22" deep x 80" high Depth when desk is open: 34.5" writing surface is 31" form the floor.  


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  • Condition Details
    Secondary wood is oak. All locks are original and hand made in the old style with very complex cut out key patterns . (2) original keys Lower back panel was replaced.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 80 in. x W 46.25 in. x D 22 in.H 203.2 cm x W 117.48 cm x D 55.88 cm
  • Seller Location
    Miami, FL
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