We are very pleased to have the opportunity to present, for your consideration, this Spectacular Heavily Burled Large Walnut Victorian Cylinder Roll Secretary Desk with Bookcase Top and Fancy Crown with Carved Flower Finials Circa. This outstanding Victorian Cylinder Roll Secretary Desk appears to be wearing its original finish, weighs approximately 225 pounds, and measures 107 in height (from the floor to the top of the crown), 52 ¾ in width, and 22 ½ in depth. The space from the floor to the underside of the pull-out writing surface measures 29 ½ in height. Top Bookcase section (without crown) 51 ¼ in height, 51 ½ in width and 15 ¼ in depth. Top Crown 12 ¼ in height, 38 1/8 in width and 3 in depth.
Bottom Section with Cylinder Roll 43 ¾ in height, 52 ¾ in width and 22 ½ in depth. 3 shelves 46 in width and 8 ½ in depth.This beautiful Heavily Burled Large Walnut Victorian Cylinder Roll Secretary Desk with Bookcase Top and Fancy Crown with Carved Flower Finials Circa. 1880 is extremely well made and is signed inside of the large drawer by the maker Chr. Schreiber Furniture and Bedding, Oakland, Cal. Christian Schreiber was a prominent 19. Century furniture maker in San Francisco and Oakland CA. For more information on Christian Schreiber see The Bay of San Francisco: The Metropolis of the Pacific Coast and Its Suburban Cities. A History, Volume 2 section 3, pp. 65 - 66 from Lewis Publishing Company, Dec. Regarding this beautiful Heavily Burled Large Walnut Victorian Cylinder Roll Secretary Desk with Bookcase Top and Fancy Crown with Carved Flower Finials Circa. 1880 , it is in excellent condition for its age with a few cosmetic repairs over the years, has many wonderful details and is just waiting for its place of prominence in your home or office! The beautiful bookcase top is graced with a lovely geometric crown with raised burl panel accents, roundels and large foliate wing scroll carved adornments on the shoulders. These large foliate wing scroll carved adornments rest next to the gorgeous massive floral carved dimensional corner finials to complete the crown configuration.
This lovely geometric crown sits upon the crown moulding on the fancy bookcase top. The fancy bookcase top has three adjustable walnut trimmed shelves that measure 8 ½ deep by 46 long and the wavy glass in the doors appears to be original. You will notice that beautiful raised rectilinear as well as raised vertical-linear and raised square and triangular burl panels grace the top, center and sides of the doors. Additional design details in the form of raised rosette roundels are found on this beautiful bookcase top and the center and sides of the glass door tops are adorned with dimensionally carved spade heart scroll ornamentations.
The right door has an intact lock and working key and the left door has brass finger locks on the inside of the top and bottom for security. The fabulous desk base is adorned with a beautiful recessed double burl panel cylinder roll door with picture frame moulding and original ebonized knob pulls. Behind the cylinder roll door, there are seven open pigeon-hole compartments with pierced scrolled valences across the top of six of them, a larger center slot compartment, two petite dovetailed drawers graced with a birds-eye maple front, and a pull-out rich black felt writing surface with Greek Key trim. Next, you will see a large center dovetailed drawer beneath the cylinder roll.
This large center drawer is adorned with a raised rectilinear burl panels, has an intact working lock, a working key, and brass and ebonized drop pulls. Additional raised burl panels are found on each side of this large center drawer.
Finally, additional storage opportunity is found behind the elegant bottom doors which are graced with luscious raised and recessed octagonal burl panels adorned with carved rosettes in all four corners and surrounded on the sides with yet additional raised vertical burl panels along with a dimensionally carved. Scrolled sconce and scrolled spade heart scroll ornamentations.The right door has an intact lock and the key that works with the large center drawer also works with the right door. If you love luscious burl accents and original finish, then dont miss out on the opportunity to own this Spectacular Heavily Burled Large Walnut Victorian Cylinder Roll Secretary Desk with Bookcase Top and Fancy Crown with Carved Flower Finials Circa.
It would make a lovely statement in any room of your home or office! 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.
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