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Swedish Fall-Front Secretary in West Indies Mahogany, circa 1850

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A very beautiful and finely-crafted secretary in West Indies mahogany with book-matched crotch mahogany along the entire front. There are three graduated storage drawers below the fall-front, and one above which opens with a secret button. The desk offers a multitude of drawers of different sizes. Fully-turned columns with mahogany veneering and carved-acanthus capitals flank the base. Chest has all of the original hardware and comes with 3 original keys and working locks. Interior knobs are all the original turned mahogany pulls. Secondary wood is pine. Construction is superb, with very finely handcut dovetails in the small interior drawers. A true masterwork in craftsmanship! Sweden, circa 1850. Measures: 49 1/2" wide x 20 1/2" deep (36" deep when open) x 58" high (30 1/4" desk surface height).

Details

  • Condition Details
    Restored in our workshop with a French-polish finish. Comes with 3 original keys and working locks. Top drawer opens with a secret button.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 58 in. x W 49.5 in. x D 20.5 in.H 147.32 cm x W 125.73 cm x D 52.07 cm
  • Seller Location
    Miami, FL
  • Reference Number
    LU988117499311
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