This gorgeous Tall Fancy Walnut Victorian Cylinder Roll Secretary Desk with Bookcase top is in excellent condition for its age, has many wonderful details and is just waiting for its place of prominence in your home! The elegant bookcase top is graced with beautiful crown moulding adorned with luscious burl and graced with handsome large acorn finials on each side of the top. You will also notice elegant fluted moulding and the elegant applied trellis, vine and berry carvings in recess that are found beneath the burled crown moulding to provide the perfect introduction to the gorgeous original wavy glass doors.
These gorgeous original glass doors have fluted details all around, along with carved rosette roundels. The right door has an intact lock and a working key. The elegant bookcase top has three large adjustable shelves that measure 9 deep by 37 ¾ long provide ample display and storage opportunity. This elegant bookcase top sits on a fabulous burl panel cylinder roll base with fluting details on the sides. Behind the cylinder roll door, there are 6 open pigeon-hole compartments with upper valances, along with a larger center compartment with a top valance, and a pull-out black felt writing surface with Greek Key trim.
Two petite burl clad drawers with period brass hardware are found beneath the pigeon-holes to provide some storage opportunity. Speaking of drawers, there are a two beautiful external drawer (not including the two petite drawers) each of which is constructed with dovetail joinery. The top larger drawer is adorned with fancy carved panels, period heavy brass hardware, and has an intact lock with working key.
The handsome bottom larger drawer has a curved and burled front construction along with period heavy brass hardware. Additional storage opportunity is found behind the fancy center doored compartment that between the two larger drawers. This fancy doored compartment is graced with fluted details along with raised picture-framed burl panels with recessed applied foliate carvings. The right door has an intact lock with working key. Dimensional sconces with fluting details are found on the sides of the drawers and doors.
You will notice that this same fluting detail is found on the sides of the cylinder roll door. If youve been looking for a beautiful ornate Victorian Secretary Bookcase, then dont miss out on the opportunity to own this one.
It is fantastic and would be a lovely addition to your home or office space! Novice antique collectors should be aware that any antique over 100 years old will have some type(s) of slight or minor imperfections or marks of character. It is exactly these time-acquired features that intrigue collectors to ponder about how the piece must have been used and by whom.Such marks of use and character only add to the authenticity, charm, and desirability of the piece. Due to e-Bays new policy regarding contact information, we are only able to provide you with the names of the shippers and you will need to do an internet search to find their contact information. We hope that e-Bay will revise this very inconvenient policy change in the near future.
Meanwhile, here are the shippers names. Please visit our e-Bay Store for additional fine items and feel free to stop by our facility to see any of our items in person if you are in our area. Our excellent customer feedback record is a testament to the fact that this philosophy works extremely well for everyone. The item "Fancy Burl Walnut Victorian Cylinder Roll Secretary Desk Bookcase Unusual Base" is in sale since Friday, May 29, 2020.This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Desks & Secretaries\1800-1899". The seller is "dandkantiques" and is located in Raleigh, North Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States.